The High Mountains of Portugal, Hardback Book


THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERLost in Portugal. Lost to grief. With nothing but a chimpanzee. The extraordinary new novel from the author of Life of Pi.

In Lisbon in 1904, a young man named Tomas discovers an old journal.

It hints at the location of an extraordinary artefact that - if it exists - would redefine history.

Travelling in one of Europe's earliest automobiles, he sets out in search of this treasure.

Some thirty-five years later, a Portuguese pathologist finds himself at the centre of a murder mystery. Fifty years on, a Canadian senator takes refuge in northern Portugal, grieving the loss of his beloved wife.

But he comes to his ancestral village with an unusual companion: a chimpanzee. 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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