- Location(s): Portugal
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): 1930s
The world’s threats are universal like the sun but Ricardo Reis takes shelter under his own shadow. Back in Lisbon after sixteen years practicing medicine in Brazil, Ricardo Reis wanders the rain-sodden streets. He longs for the unattainably aristocratic...
- Location(s): Beirut
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): 1960s
It’s bustling 1960s Beirut, and our young protagonist spends his days in his father and uncle’s bakery, admiring the female customers, observing the many colourful characters, and listening in on fascinating grown-up conversations about everything from jaundice to the...