The Stone Raft
When the Iberian Peninsula breaks free of Europe and begins to drift across the North Atlantic, five people are drawn together on the newly formed island-first by surreal events and then by love. “A splendidly imagined epic voyage...a fabulous fable” (Kirkus Reviews). Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.
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Review: The Stone RaftUser Review - Frederic Kerr - Goodreads
I really wanted to like this book. The premise, which has the Iberian peninsula seismically splitting off from the rest of Europe, is clever. The author was a Portuguese Nobel prize winner and I love ... Read full review
Review: The Stone RaftUser Review - Ben - Goodreads
Saramago's writing is so beautiful he's probably incapable of producing a truly bad book, but this is not his strongest outing. The story meanders far too long before assembling the key characters ... Read full review