The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis
Jose Saramago. Harvest Books, $15 (368pp) ISBN 978-0-15-699693-8
Ricardo Reis meets dead Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa and encounters two women who may be figments of Pessoa's poetry in this extraordinarily nuanced novel. (Mar.) See boxed review, p. 76, for book by Pessoa.
Reviewed on: 04/27/1992