The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis (Paperback)

By José Saramago

Mariner Books, 9780156996938, 368pp.

Publication Date: April 27, 1992

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback, Spanish (9/30/2010)
MP3 CD (5/10/2016)

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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.

About the Author

JOSÉ SARAMAGO (1922–2010) was the author of many novels, among them Blindness, All the Names, Baltasar and Blimunda, and The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis. In 1998 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.