A chillingly powerful dystopian vision from one of Europe's greatest writers
The last novel to be written before the death of the great Portuguese novelist and Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago, who passed away in June 2010 - a controversial book in the mode of The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
Nobel prizewinner Saramago always has something new up his sleeve: this time he has written a delightful historical fable about an Indian elephant called Solomon, who, in obedience to the absurd caprice of a sixteenth-century monarch, travels from Lisbon to Vienna to become a wedding gift for an emperor.
A delightful insight into the formation of an artist who would become one of the world's most respected writers.
The very first novel written by the Nobel Prize-winning novelist Saramago
In 1953, José Saramago submitted a novel to his publishers. Thirty-six years later, he heard back
Published for the first time in English, this deeply autobiographical novel by Nobel Prize-winning writer José Saramago tells the powerful story of the Mau-Tempo family.
'Death at Intervals is a delight: witty, clever, humane, light in tone, profoundly serious in matter' - Scotsman
What happens when voter apathy dismantles democracy altogether? Saramago's gripping novel investigates
Wherein lies our identity? An existential thriller and work of literature that takes on the essential questions of life
Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature--Vintage Lead Fiction title for November'A novel with impact- hope and charm' Independent
An intense and surreal romance set against the politics of eighteenth-century Lisbon from Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago
A proofreader tinkering with a historical text opens up a world of ambiguity and invention
A unique, meditative, funny, politically astute masterpiece by one of Europe's greatest writers
Saramago's ingenious fictionalised account of the life of Jesus
A majestic tale, rich in allegory, wit and philosophy; another masterpiece from the Nobel prize-winning novelist Jose Saramago.
Crossing his native land from northeast to southwest, the great novelist explores the villages and towns of Portugal and discovers what it is that binds him to his country and his people.
A subtle and insightful story about boredom, passion, curiosity and memory from the Nobel Prize-winner José Saramago