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Review: The History of the Siege of Lisbon

User Review  - TP Williams - Goodreads

An unusual kind of love story, with a backdrop of the liberation of Lisbon from the moors, by the crusaders. As usual, meticulous detail by the author when writing of historical events. Concept of ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Siege of Lisbon

User Review  - Muzzy - Goodreads

It starts off great. I've done quite a bit of professional proofreading in my time, so I love to see my work portrayed in a comic light by a master as skilled as Saramago. A proofreader inserts an ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Siege of Lisbon

User Review  - Anne Marie - Goodreads

It took me a little bit to adjust to the switches in dialogue and to get into the story within the story but I quite liked it, in the end. Maria Sara is an interesting character; her interactions with the proofreader are surprising and lovely. Read full review

Review: The History of the Siege of Lisbon

User Review  - Louisa - Goodreads

Did the crusaders help the Portuguese to take Lisbon back from the Moors, or did they not help them? A little word makes all the difference, and when Raimundo Silva adds that little word, on an ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Siege of Lisbon

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

He is a masterful author, demanding attention as he weaves history into fiction. It is very difficult to switch between past and present tense but it is rewarding to see how well he lines up two stories, one from the 12th and one from the 19th century Lisbon. Read full review

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