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Summary of The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel | Includes Analysis

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The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel is a novel comprised of three subtly but intricately linked novellas, each set in a different time period but culminating with a revelation of their interconnection. The protagonist of each novella is a man grieving the loss of his spouse:

In 1904 Tomás Lobo, a young man who has lost his father, lover, and son in the span of one week, sets out on a journey from Lisbon to Northeast Portugal in an automobile - one of the first of its time. Tomás is an assistant curator intent on finding an iconoclastic relic he learned about in the journal of a 17th-century priest involved in the slave trade in Portuguese Angola....

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