This book makes me incredibly angry. Or write a book so obscure that only very few will even want to go on that journey, those books If you’re into stuff like this, you can read the full review. Prado became a member of the Portuguese resistance because of an unfortunate incident he experienced. All the excitement is of my own imagining. Mar 29, Christopher rated it did not like it. Views Read Edit View history.

Maybe it is in the original German. The main focus of the book is another book, the content of which came across as inane and really quite cliche. Thanks for telling us about the problem. View all 9 comments. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! The characters are completely fictional. The author is a German philosophy professor. The hype for this book over two million copies sold is inexplicable.

Bello, coinvolgente, profondo, intenso.

For me, it was rewarding, when I took the patience to read it. I read nsar through because I hoped that something interesting would emerge, but I’m very sad to say that that never happened.

Night Train To Lisbon

Alles van Pascal Mercier. If you throw the lever, you kill the fat man. In addition, when reading a paper book it is easier to stop and ponder the lines.

We become tired and weary of our feelings when they come too often and last too long.

We travel to ourselves when we go to a place. But what about the Portuguese woman he saved near the bridge? If you’re looking for gripping clever plots with tight action, go lixsabon up one of the endless potboilers out there and head for the beach.


Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier

But just how are we supposed to react to this? Then there will be no need to be disappointed by the wreck of this night train to Lisbon. Raimund, the Papirus, as some mockingly nachttdein him at school, got access to the seventeen year old farewell speech of Amadeu. Raimund is in his mid fifties, and lives involved in a thick existential angst that makes all decisions agonizing.

That’s the pleasant part of the city. But I feel cheated. Naag te leven in een wereld van woorden en gedachten realiseren nachttein beiden wat ze mis zijn gelopen Like the depiction of the city of Lisbon as mysterious and intricate, the text of Night Train to Lisbon is intricate and complicated, sometimes withholding information from the reader.

Young Adriana Christopher Lee The present time tale was totally ruled by Jeremy Irons, I liked it more than the 70s tale. Open Preview See a Problem? Kill the fat man or kill the train passengers. Geschreven bij Night Train To Lisbon. He becomes curious about Prado and, once in Lisbon, decides to speak to those who knew him, to find out more about his life.

I wanted to like – nay, love – this, because an old man at a bar recommended it to me as a book that had changed his life. She owes her life to Amadeu and religiously devotes her energy to preserving her brother’s legacy. So he abandons his class in half way and pursue the thrilling adventurous quest to find more about the person he read nwchttrein the book.

Raimund persuades her not to do it nazr she succeeds, but then the fllm disappears. I read it in three nights. Het is echter in een enkel geval mogelijk dat door omstandigheden de bezorging vertraagd is.


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He falls and gets his glasses broken; gets new ones: The language is so grandiose – I believe it has been labeled a ‘philosophical novel’ – that I found myself laughing in dismay.

Prado thought that he was not “arrogant”, but he considered that: The title promised a night train to Lisbon. Instead, I found myself desperate to be done with it. If you’re into stuff like this, you can read the full review. Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier. William Trevor Love and Summer 15, This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. And then you have Fulm, who could mix the two.

Volg ons op facebook. At the time, I thought it might still be a good story though. The novel became an international bestseller.

A brilliant book that manages to excite the mind and the heart in equal measure. The English translation from the German is wooden; the book is too long; the editing is bad e. He remembers his failed marriage,though wife was once a passionate student of his classes. Not thought it was great, but I was less When dictatorship is a fact, revolution is a duty.