The High Mountains of Portugal
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The long-awaited new novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of the worldwide phenomenon Life of Pi. Three stories. Three broken hearts. One exploration: what is a life without stories? The High Mountains of Portugal takes the reader on a road trip through Portugal in the last century - and through the human soul.
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The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel
Lost in Portugal. Lost to grief. With nothing but a chimpanzee. A man thrown backwards by heartbreak goes in search of an artefact that could unsettle history. A woman carries her husband to a doctor in a suitcase. A Canadian senator begins a new life, in a new country, in the company of a chimp called Odo. From these stories of journeying, of loss and faith, Yann Martel makes a novel unlike any other: moving, profound and magical.
'Replete with every bizarre and beautiful thing on earth ... his many fans will delight' The Times
'Moments of real wonder ... glorious' Sunday Times
'His best since Life of Pi ... miraculous' Washington Post
'Martel is an original, strange and subtle thinker' -- Ursula Le Guin, Guardian
'Surprising and yet entirely believable' Observer
'[Martel's] depiction of loss is raw and deeply affecting ... odd, fabulous, deliberately oblique' Telegraph
'Engagingly readable' Daily Mail
About the Author
Publication date1st September 2016
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PublisherCanongate Books Ltd
CategoriesModern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
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