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Manual of Painting and Calligraphy

(1977)
A novel by

 
 
The last years of stifling Salazar's dictatorship provide a backdrop for this novel. The story is told by H., a second-rate artist struggling to survive in a bourgeois world obsessed with affluence. It also explores wider issues, including the functions of art and literature and the critic's role.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

March 1994 : UK Hardback
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Title: Manual of Painting and Calligraphy: A Novel
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-85754-043-3 / 978-1-85754-043-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Manual of Painting and Calligraphy (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-78487-291-1 / 978-1-78487-291-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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May 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Manual of Painting and Calligraphy
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 0-547-64022-6 / 978-0-547-64022-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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September 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: Manual of Painting and Calligraphy: A Novel (From the Portuguese S.)
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-85754-203-7 / 978-1-85754-203-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd
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Kindle Editions

September 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Manual of Painting and Calligraphy (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Jose Saramago
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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May 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Manual of Painting and Calligraphy
Author(s): Jose Saramago
Publisher: Mariner Books
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