The High Mountains of Portugal
A NoveleBook - 2016
The author of the bestselling Life of Pi returns to the storytelling power and luminous wisdom of his master novel.In Lisbon in 1904, a young man named Tomás discovers an old journal. It hints at the existence of an extraordinary artifact that--if he can find it--would redefine history. Traveling in one of Europe's earliest automobiles, he sets out in search of this strange treasure. Thirty-five years later, a Portuguese pathologist devoted to the murder mysteries of Agatha Christie finds himself at the center of a mystery of his own and drawn into the consequences of Tomás's quest. Fifty years on, a Canadian senator takes refuge in his ancestral village in northern Portugal, grieving the loss of his beloved wife. But he arrives with an unusual companion: a chimpanzee. And there the century-old quest will come to an unexpected conclusion. Filled with tenderness, humor, and endless surprise, The High Mountains of...
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Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2016. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1000 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB)