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One must admit that there are certain mechanisms in common, though the details of execution are of course completely different. And he has done it wonderfully, with the full weight of his philosophical knowledge. This book makes me incredibly angry. View all 7 comments. View all 32 comments. May 31, Whitaker rated it it was ok Shelves: A lot of pages dedicated to his personality description. I can accept that this book is written in a language he knows nothing of and that he learns it — Portuguese — practically overnight.

Yes, it’s 4 a. Edit Details Official Sites: About an aging Swiss professor of classical languages who, after a chance encounter with a Portuguese woman, quits his job and travels to Lisbon in the hope of discovering the fate of a certain author, a doctor and poet who fought against Portuguese dictator Antonio de Oliveira Salazar. The fat man will, unfortunately, die. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! The main character, Raimund Gregorius, is a teacher of classics, who has lead a very tedious life, and that one day, out of the blue, decides to leave his job, go to Lisbon a Coming from a Philosophy professor, I was a bit skeptical to get into the book first, but then I was drawn into the book when the protagonist, Gregorius, also a professor, leaves his stagnant and monotonous life behind on an impulse, and boards a train for Lisbon, to understand the tragic end of a writer. I noticed that this book evokes very different reactions, from admiration to disgust, and oddly enough, this is also one of the themes of the book: Its lyricism and aura of the mysterious only enhance the tale’s clear-sighted confrontation with the enduring questions.

Words are very much his thing. I can not accept that this man would do these things once the special, secret book is translated for me though.

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Add the first question. I am not a book fanatic but I love movies based on the novels especially movie like ‘Night Train to Lisbon’ I won’t miss. Het is ook een boek over spijt, de invloed van willekeurige, oncontroleerbare ervaringen en hoe je besluit deze te ondergaan. Like I said the story had two diversions, one which set in present time and another in 70s.


Or write a book so obscure that only very few will even want to go on that journey, those books are often a sign of arrogance, often more a book for them than for readers. That’s the pleasant part of the city. The revolution started as a military coup organized by the Armed Forces Movement Portuguese: He meets many people regarding that book and they tell the same stories from each of their own perspectives which happened in back 70s.

It looked to be a quiet, interior journey. In winkelwagen Op verlanglijstje. A meditative, deliberate exploration of loneliness, language and the human condition. Raimund buys new clothes, Glenna Lee Love your review, I too feel the constant desire to lead all the lives I can and when I notice an opportunity to live a certain life is slipping away, Love your review, I too feel the constant desire to lead all the lives I can and when I notice an opportunity to live a certain life is slipping away, as when I grow older and life choices pull me in opposite directions of some dreams but towards other dreams, I feel a sense of loss for what could have been.

Der Versuch 6 18 Apr 22, But the middle aged or older guys who had experienced life very well will know the meaning of it.

It’s been six days since the Swiss philologist left Bern; and that day he felt a craving for the old texts, he misses them But, in the current climate, I am concerned that I will have my account closed down by the GR censors if I don’t explain myself more fully, so I guess I’d better do so.

This book took me a long, long time to read, but I am glad I stuck with it. Gregorius is so flatly rendered that at times he seems nothing more than a chalkboard on which the unoriginal thoughts of Prado are scratched.

Night Train To Lisbon

The present time tale was totally ruled by Jeremy Irons, I liked it more than the 70s tale. It made the classical philologist buy some CD’s to lisssabon the language. Lissabonn bought a chess board. Refresh and try again. If you are not, at least in some part, a thinker, if philosophy ebbs away at your patience, if the sight of pages mostly barren of dialogue make you panic, this book w When, on a whim, I threw everything away to wander thousands of miles from anything I’ve ever known, I first went to Lisbon because of this book.


There was no greater distinction between people. The Kansas City Star. He ought to know a little Portuguese. Which is your favorite? Jim Burgin i ha ve an aNswer to the quote asking what happens to the lives that afre in us but that we didn’t lead. Apr 30, J rated it liked it.

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So this is novel of male m A teacher of dead languages Latin, Greek at a German prep school has no real friends or even much of a life to speak of. I just can’t get this to come out right. Same train, same hundreds of people, same hurtling towards disaster. I didn’t want to go back and go down another fork in the road, I wanted to go down all roads.

Bekijk de hele lijst. Nov 19, Tim rated it it was amazing Shelves: Iranian writer Mahshid Mirmoezzi translated the book into Persian.

Night Train to Lisbon

However I am not disappointed with the movie, it was a quite nice drama, in fact awesome. Apr 06, Tricia rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Hmm… This is where the train derails for me.

After the bridge episode, he invited her to his classes Basically, it’s a story about a Swiss teacher,an erudite, of Greek and Latin, who saves a Portuguese nachttein when she’s attempting suicide at a bridge over the Aare, in Bern, Switzerland.

Tell me what they reveal. Once a priest aspirer, Amadeu became materialist… a medical lissabbon fascinated by the brain. The book is reasonably fast-paced for what seems to be heavy stuff.