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BALTASAR AND BLIMUNDA.

Saramago, Jose.

ISBN 10: 0151105553 / ISBN 13: 9780151105557
Published by HARCOURT BRACE JOVANOVICH, PUBLISHERS., NY, 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First American Edition. About fine in a priceclipped, otherwise near fine dj. (Faint 3/4"-inch scratch at head of rear panel of dj. Couple tiny & barely discernable soil spots at edges. No remainder marks!) Nobel Prize winning author's FIRST American publication. (O). Bookseller Inventory # 311244

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Title: BALTASAR AND BLIMUNDA.

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE JOVANOVICH, PUBLISHERS., NY

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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In eighteenth-century Portugal, fifty thousand laborers carry stones on their backs across mountains to build the king's convent, a heretical priest devises a magic flying machine--the Passarola--and two lovers' dream of flight sets them apart

About the Author:

Jose Saramago is one of the most important international writers of the last hundred years. Born in Portugal in 1922, he was in his sixties when he came to prominence as a writer with the publication of Baltasar and Blimunda. A huge body of work followed, translated into more than forty languages, and in 1998 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Saramago died in June 2010.

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