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Baltasar & Blimunda

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SKU 9781860469015

BALTASAR & BLIMUNDA
by José Saramago
published by Vintage

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In early eighteenth-century Lisbon, Baltasar, a soldier who has lost his left hand in battle, falls in love with Blimunda, a young girl with visionary powers. From the day that he follows her home from the auto-da-fe where her mother is burned at the stake, the two are bound body and soul by love of an unassailable strength. A third party shares their supper that evening: Padre Bartolomeu Lourenco, whose fantasy is to invent a flying machine. As the Crown and the Church clash, they purse his impossible, not to mention heretical, dream of flight.

Paperback: 352 Pages
Product Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm
ISBN: 9781860469015

Published by Vintage UK