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Jose Saramago, Baltasar and Blimunda (1987), about a pair of unlikely lovers in eighteenth century Portugal during the building of the magnificent Convent of Mafra; the author won the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature. He similarly savors this pleasure during his last summer alone when he spends day after day loafing at the lake, gazing out at the water ( This imagery reinforces the imperturbability St. Jewish doctor/author of Brazil [Source: John Clute and John Grant.
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