Night Train to Lisbon

Night Train to Lisbon

By Pascal Mercier; David Colacci (Performed by)

Brilliance Audio, MP3 CD, 9781455849680

Publication Date: January 3, 2012


Raimund Gregorius teaches classical languages at a Swiss lycee, and lives a life governed by routine. One day, a chance encounter with a Portuguese woman inspires him to question his life and leads him to an extraordinary book that will open the possibility of changing it. Inspired by the words of Amadeu de Prado, a doctor whose intelligence and magnetism left a mark on everyone who met him and whose principles led him into a confrontation with Salazar's dictatorship, Gregorius boards a train to Lisbon. As Gregorius becomes fascinated with unlocking the mystery of who Prado was, an extraordinary tale unfolds.

A treat for the mind. One of the best books I have read in a long time. Isabel Allende

A rare reading pleasure. "San Francisco Chronicle"

One of the great European novels of the past few years. "Page des libraires" (France)

About the Author
A professor of philosophy, Pascal Mercier was born in 1944 in Bern, Switzerland, and currently lives in Berlin.

David Colacci has been an actor and a director for over thirty years, and has worked as a narrator for over fifteen years. He has won "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, earned Audie nominations, and been included in Best of Year lists by such publications as "Publishers Weekly", "AudioFile" magazine, and "Library Journal".