A Viagem do Elefante

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Editorial Caminho, 2008 - Portugal - 258 pages
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I midten af 1600-tallet tilbyder kong Juan d. 3 af Portugal sin fætter Maximillian af Østrig, en asiatisk elefant. Elefanten Solomons rejse gennem Europa er ikke en historisk fortælling, men en episk blanding af reelle hændelser og absurde indfald. En humoristisk og ironisk refleksion over det menneskelige svigt.

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I hoped much more from this book. I guess it's the story that isn't that interesting, but it still is a José Saramago's book. You can't say it's bad cause you go to any page and you find a great write and a huge sense of humor. I adore Saramago and it's not cause of this book that I'll stop loving him. :) 

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This journey is based upon a true historical event; an Indian elephant was given, as a gift, from King João III of Portugal for Archduke Maximilian III of Austria. Having travelled to Lisbon, from the ... Read full review


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