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Baltasar and Blimunda

JosГ© Saramago

Baltasar and Blimunda

by JosГ© Saramago

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Published by Pan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of, Memorial do convento.

StatementJosé Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero.
SeriesPicador
The Physical Object
Pagination336p. ;
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17583110M
ISBN 100330309676
OCLC/WorldCa650228923

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The characters of Baltasar and Blimunda are wonderfully filled in and their interaction with the wayward priest Bartolomeu and the flying machine captivated me and made the book for me. Once the machine had flow and crashed and Bartolomeu had fled then I lost interest even though the tale of the moving of the balcony stone is a story within a /5(77).

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Joining Padre Bartolomeu as loyal helpers are the two central figures of the book, the young lovers Baltasar and Blimunda, he an ex-soldier who has lost a hand fighting for his feckless king and she a nubile beauty whose mother, ''one-quarter converted Jewess,'' has been shipped to Angola by the Inquisition.

The characters of Baltasar and Blimunda are wonderfully filled in and their interaction with the wayward priest Bartolomeu and the flying machine captivated me and made the book for me.

Once the machine had flow and crashed and Bartolomeu had fled then I lost interest even though the tale of the moving of the balcony stone is a story within a Reviews: What would have made Baltasar and Blimunda better.

The author never really gives you an understanding of why these two characters are reallly together other than to keep each other company through life's journey. I really got the feeling that either of these characters could have gone off with anyone else. Baltasar and Blimunda (first published in Portuguese as Memorial do Convento) is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago.

Set in the eighteenth century, it takes place during the construction of the famous Baroque and Neoclassical monastic palace, the Convent of Mafra, in Portugal—a place that is now one of the country’s.

Baltasar and Blimunda (Portuguese: Memorial do Convento, ) is a novel by the Nobel Prize-winning Portuguese author José Saramago. It is an 18th-century love story intertwined with the construction of the Convent of Mafra, now one of Portugal's chief tourist attractions, as a.

Baltasar and Blimunda is my first book by Jose Saramago. It is a richly textured love story of two unique individuals who find each other during the inquisition in Lisbon of As their tale is related the author introduces a friar who is obsessively building a /5(43).

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Baltasar and Blimunda by Jose Saramago is a wondrous but challenging read. The book was originally written in Portuguese. Giovanni Pontiero translated it into English.

Saramago was a highly esteemed Portuguese novelist, poet, playwright and journalist. This is the first work of his that I have tried. Saramago died in JOSÉ SARAMAGO (–) was the author of many novels, among them Blindness, All the Names, Baltasar and Blimunda, and The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis.

In he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.