Raimund Gregorius, a Swiss classics teacher, becomes captivated by a book written by a Portuguese author.

Impulsively, he abandons his life and travels to Lisbon, seeking to uncover the story of the author, Amadeu de Prado, a doctor and resistance fighter during Salazar’s dictatorship.

Gregorius’s journey leads him through the streets of Lisbon and into the past, as he unravels a tale of love, loss, and the courage of individuals against oppression.

About the Author
Pascal Mercier is the pen name of Peter Bieri, a Swiss philosopher and writer.

“Night Train to Lisbon” became an international bestseller and was adapted into a film.

Mercier’s writing often delves into philosophical questions, exploring themes of identity, memory, and the human search for meaning.