Tag: Portuguese Authors

Night Train to Lisbon: Pascal Mercier

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.

Take Six: Six Portuguese Women Writers

This anthology introduces readers to the diverse voices of six prominent Portuguese women writers.

Alentejo Blue: Monica Ali

OverviewIn the sleepy fictional village of Mamarrosa, nestled in the heart of Portugal's Alentejo region, the lives of locals and newcomers intertwine. From a British...

Hunting Midnight: Richard Zimler

A Jewish American artist haunted by his past, seeks refuge in Lisbon in the 1990s.

Baltasar and Blimunda: José Saramago

Set in 18th-century Lisbon, this historical fantasy follows the lives of Baltasar, a one-handed war veteran, and Blimunda, a woman with clairvoyant powers.


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The Soulful Melancholy of Fado: Tracing the Roots and Celebrating Contemporary Voices

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The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Lagos, Portugal

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A Look at Portugal’s Finest Restaurants

Prepare to indulge in a tapestry of tastes that will tantalise your palate and elevate your dining experience to Michelin heights.