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Pereira Declares

A Testimony

by Antonio Tabucchi

  • 155 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by New Directions Publishing Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • History,
  • Italian (Language) Contemporary Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • 1910-1974,
  • Historical fiction,
  • Portugal

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPatrick Creagh (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7999937M
    ISBN 100811213196
    ISBN 109780811213196

    Pereira Declares: A Testimony (Antonio Tabucchi, ). Set in Portugal in during Salazar's fascist government, Pereira Declares is the story of the moral resurrection of a newspaper's cautious editor. A Small Death in Lisbon (Robert Wilson, ). In this award-winning thriller, a contemporary police procedural is woven with an espionage. - Buy Declares Pereira book online at best prices in india on Read Declares Pereira book reviews & author details and more 4/5(6).

    Read "Pereira Maintains" by Antonio Tabucchi available from Rakuten Kobo. Tabucchi’s masterpiece “conjures a state between waking and dreaming” (The New York Times) Dr. Pereira is an aging, lone 5/5.   (Interestingly, when the book was first published in the U.S. in it carried the title Pereira Declares: A Testimony and used "declares" instead of .

    (Interestingly, when the book was first published in the U.S. in it carried the title Pereira Declares: A Testimony and used “declares” instead of “maintains,” although it and this new hardcover release by a different publisher, Edinburgh-based Canongate Books, both use a translation by Patrick Creagh.). Cambridge Book Review "Pereira Declares" By Antonio Tabucchi Translated by Patrick Creagh New Directions, Reviewed by Mary Sarko Antonio Tabucchi is an Italian novelist and literary scholar who confesses a great love for Portugal and for Portuguese literature.


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“Pereira declares” is a mantra throughout the book, usually at chapter endings. But the book has also been translated into English as “Declares Pereira” Pereira Declares book “Pereira Maintains.” The author is Italian and the book is translated from the Italian but he loved Portuguese culture, lived for periods in Portugal, and died there/5(20).

Pereira Declares book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lisbon, Dr. Pereira is an aging, overweight journalist wh /5(K). “Pereira declares” is a mantra throughout the book, usually at chapter endings.

But the book has also been translated into English as “Declares Pereira” and “Pereira Maintains.” The author is Italian and the book is translated from the Italian but he loved Portuguese culture, lived for periods in Portugal, and died there/5. The Paperback of the Pereira Declares: A Testimony by Antonio Tabucchi at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Pereira is an aging, overweight journalist who has failed to notice the menacing cloud of fascism over Salazarist Portugal, until one day he meets an aspiring young writer and anti-fascist.

A small gem of a book Pages: The theme of political commitment is explored from an unusual and rewarding perspective in this moving short novel, set in Fascist-ruled Portugal inby the Italian author of Requiem (), etc.

Its unsuspecting hero is Dr. Pereira, a former Lisbon crime reporter who now edits the ``culture page'' of the cautiously apolitical newspaper Lisboa.

Pereira himself eschews political. "Pereira Declares is certainly a work in the high esthetic mode, a historical novel cast in delicately evocative prose and filled with witty references to the great figures of modern European literature.

In it Italians could examine their political consciences through. Pereira Declares by Antonio Tabucchi. Salazar’s fascist Portugal in is part of the menacing cloud that hangs over Europe and Dr. Pereira is an aging, overweight, lonely, mostly retired journalist who doesn’t want to think about it.

He escapes facing the ominous times by translating nineteenth-century French stories for the weekly. “Pereira Declares” is a book that walks slowly, seeking to situate the scenario through which the characters walk, without extending the descriptions but worried to leave the reader with significant details about the characters, as, for example, the custom of Pereira to take Lemonades and the same path every day/5(60).

Pereira Declares is set in Lisbon as Portugal is sliding into an oppressive state. Pereira is the editor of a cultural page where his work reflects not what he would wish to write but rather what is acceptable to write.

He life revolves around his dead wife, food and his 5/5(5). A steady progression of events leads to a dramatic conclusion, with Pereira striking a blow against tyranny and embarking on a new life.

Dramatic but understated, Declares Pereira (Sostiene Pereira) is a fine psychological study, a compelling account of a political awakening.

The title derives from a curious feature of the novel's style: it is. Pereira Declares A Testimony (Book): Tabucchi, Antonio.

Short novel. Well written although the unusual style has the story related by a. T he Italian original of Antonio Tabucchi's novel, Sostiene Pereira (), has been widely translated and adapted to film, garnering major European awards.

Its Portuguese protagonist – an Author: Ophelia Field. Pereira Declares A Testimony (Book): Tabucchi, Antonio: Salazar's fascist Portugal in is part of the menacing cloud that hangs over Europe and Dr.

Pereira is an aging, overweight, lonely, mostly retired journalist who doesn't want to think about it. He escapes facing the ominous times by translating nineteenth-century French stories for the weekly. Pereira Declares: Tabucchi, Antonio, Creagh, Patrick: Books - Skip to main content.

Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address 4/5(11). Pereira Declares: A Testimony Antonio Tabucchi, Author, Patrick Creagh, Translator New Directions Publishing Corporation $ (0p) ISBN.

Get this from a library. Pereira declares: a testimony. [Antonio Tabucchi; Patrick Creagh] -- A fence-sitting journalist under the Salazar dictatorship in s Portugal is forced to commit himself and emerges a hero.

The protagonist is a middle-aged editor keeping out of politics by editing. Editions for Sostiene Pereira: (Paperback), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in 2.

- Explore menlioglu's board "Antonio Tabucchi" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Books, Wanderlust book and Books everyone should read pins. Praise For Pereira Declares: A Testimony A small gem of a book that touches both the emotions and the intellect.

— Bondo Wyszpolski The narrative gathers its strange power—a sense of administrative, banality-of-evil dread—from a simple device: it's told by an unnamed interlocutor and appears to be the report of a government official.

The repeated use of “maintains” is such a troubling element in the novel (for translators, too, obviously, since Patrick Creagh’s translation has also appeared under the title Pereira Declares).

I think it’s such a complex device – indicating some unreliability, as you note, but also echoing the kind of language one hears in police. Pereira Declares is a taut, intellectual thriller with a strong moral compass, published in in English by New Directions.

It’s only finely wrought pages, carefully paced out and reasoned with the quality of a parable, like something a .And so is this book. The time is – both the approach of World War II and the ending of the Spanish Civil War.

Pereira works for the Portuguese Catholic evening newspaper, Lisboa, as the editor of the cultural page. He is a widower (though continues to talk to his late wife’s portrait).Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Pereira Declares: A Testimony by Antonio Tabucchi (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at .