Tabucchiâs masterpiece âconjures a state between waking and dreamingâ (The New York Times)Dr. Pereira is an aging, lonely, overweight journalist who has failed to notice the menacing cloud of fascism over Salazarist Lisbon. One day he meets Montiero Rossi, an aspiring young writer whose anti-fascist fervor is as strong as Pereiraâs apolitical languor. Eventually, breaking out of the shell of his own inhibitions, Pereira reluctantly rises to heroismâand this arc is âone of the most intriguing and appealing character studies in recent European fictionâ (Kirkus).
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