The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis (Paperback)

By Jose Saramago

Harvest Books, 9780156996938, 368pp.

Publication Date: April 27, 1992



The year: 1936. Europe dances while an invidious dictator establishes himself in Portugal. The city: Lisbon-gray, colorless, chimerical. Ricardo Reis, a doctor and poet, has just come home after sixteen years in Brazil. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.