Baltasar & Blimunda


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Descripció

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 women are 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.

Detalls del producte

Editorial
Vintage Publishing
Data de publicació
Idioma
Anglès
Tipus
Rústica
EAN/UPC
9781860469015

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