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The High Mountains of Portugal

The High Mountains of Portugal

Yann Martel

The new novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of the worldwide phenomenon Life of Pi
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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 Tomás 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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Title - The High Mountains of Portugal

Edition -

Author - Yann Martel

ISBN 13 - 9781782114697

Imprint - Canongate Books

Publisher - Canongate Books

Date Published - 02/02/2016

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No. of pages -

Binding Type - Hardback

Dimensions - 162 x 240 x 32mm

Weight - 603 g

Languages - English