Reading tips: Novels set in Lisbon

Lisbon books

The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon by Richard Zimler Essentially a murder mystery story that takes place in 1506, this seething drama is set against a backdrop of Christian against Jew. As Christianity sweeps Portugal, the Jews continue to practice their faith in secret whilst atrocities occur all around them. The narrator of the novel is … Continue reading Reading tips: Novels set in Lisbon

Bookstores in Lisbon

There is two advantages to live in a hilly city: Strong legs and nice viewpoints (miradouro in portuguese). Going up and down the 7 hills in Lisboa is definitely the main sport around here and once you are in the top you have the reward of a nice view of the whole city of a … Continue reading Bookstores in Lisbon