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Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier
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Jun 23, 2008

it was amazing
Recommended to Tricia by: Denise, Ernie
Recommended for: people interested in language, or Portuguese political history, or thoughtful mysteries
Read in June, 2008

This book took me a long, long time to read, but I am glad I stuck with it. A very philosophical book -- it asks the reader to imagine what would happen if you questioned everything about your life and started a new existence.
The main character in this book does exactly that, using a book written by a Portuguese doctor to as a tool for self-discovery.

If you want to be prompted to think more deeply about life, who you truly are, and about human nature in general, read this book.
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message 1: by Susan (new) - added it

Susan I'm intrigued! I'm going to add this to my "to read" list.

Tricia Susan,

Good, I hope you like it!

message 3: by Soumya (new) - added it

Soumya I was about to think whether I should proceed reading it as I too had felt that its a bit slow....however your review is pushing me further ahead...and yes I am going to finish it...thanks

message 4: by James (new) - added it

James McAllister I added to my 'to read' list. I watched the movie with Jeremy Irons in lead and it was a treat. I hope the book is better.

Tricia I would like to see how good the movie's on my "to watch" list.

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