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Small Memories (Paperback)

Jose Saramago; Translated by Margaret Jull Costa

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Born in Portugal in 1922 in the tiny village of Azinhaga, Jose Saramago was only eighteen months old when he moved with his father and mother to live in a series of cramped lodgings in a working-class neighbourhood of Lisbon. Nevertheless, he would return to the village throughout his childhood and adolescence, its river landscape and olive groves seeping deep into his memory. Shifting back and forth between Azinhaga and Lisbon, this touching book is a mosaic of memories, a gathering together of the fragmented recollections that make up the idea of one's youth. Written with Saramago's characteristic wit and honesty, Small Memories traces the formation of an artist fascinated by words and stories from an early age and who emerged, against all the odds, as one of the world's most respected writers. By the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Imprint: Vintage
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: November 2010
Authors: Jose Saramago
Translators: Margaret Jull Costa
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 16mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 180
ISBN-13: 978-0-09-952048-1
Barcode: 9780099520481
Languages: English
Subtitles: Portuguese
Categories: Promotions
Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > Literary
Books > Biography > Literary
LSN: 0-09-952048-6

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