Baltasar and Blimunda
From the recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature, a "brilliant...enchanting novel" (New York Times Book Review) of romance, deceit, religion, and magic set in eighteenth-century Portugal at the height of the Inquisition. National bestseller. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Miguelnunonave - LibraryThing
Though well-written and researched, I just could not connect with this book. It just seems too ambitious and therefore all the more disappointing. What could be a tremendous historic novel (18th ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - amerynth - LibraryThing
I'm not a huge fan of magical realism, but I did enjoy Jose Saramago's "Baltasar and Blimunda." What really makes this book sing is the characters, which are interesting and complex... and despite ... Read full review