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Night Train to Lisbon: A Novel
by Pascal Mercier

Published: 2008-10-15
Paperback : 448 pages
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Raimund Gregorius teaches classical languages at a Swiss lycée, and lives a life governed by routine. One day, a chance encounter with a Portuguese woman inspires him to question his life?and leads him to an extraordinary book that will open the possibility of changing it. Inspired by ...
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Raimund Gregorius teaches classical languages at a Swiss lycée, and lives a life governed by routine. One day, a chance encounter with a Portuguese woman inspires him to question his life?and leads him to an extraordinary book that will open the possibility of changing it. Inspired by the words of Amadeu de Prado, a doctor whose intelligence and magnetism left a mark on everyone who met him and whose principles led him into a confrontation with Salazar’s dictatorship, Gergorius boards a train to Lisbon. As Gregorius becomes fascinated with unlocking the mystery of who Prado was, an extraordinary tale unfolds.

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  "Not for everyone"by dborda (see profile) 03/30/11

Although for the most part we enjoyed this book, I don't think my book club would recommend it to others, unless you have a real interest in philosophy, ancient languages, or Portugal. An interesting read... (read more)

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