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It is the early 18th century, at the height of the horrible plague and the terrors of the Inquisition. In Portugal, an apparently incompatible couple falls in love. Baltasar and Blimunda is magical adventure, rich in character, plot and historical detail. A riveting tale of human folly and human will, master writers Jose Saramago and G...
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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.