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    The Tale of the Unknown Island (Paperback)(English / Portuguese) By (author) Jose Saramago, Translated by Margaret Jull Costa, Illustrated by Peter Sis

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    DescriptionA man went to knock at the king's door and said, Give me a boat. The king's house had many other doors, but this was the door for petitions. Since the king spent all his time sitting at the door for favors (favors being offered to the king, you understand), whenever he heard someone knocking at the door for petitions, he would pretend not to hear . . ." Why the petitioner required a boat, where he was bound for, and who volunteered to crew for him, the reader will discover in this delightful fable, a philosophic love story worthy of Swift or Voltaire.

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    The Tale of the Unknown Island
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jose Saramago, Translated by Margaret Jull Costa, Illustrated by Peter Sis
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 51
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 166 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 100 g
    ISBN 13: 9780156013031
    ISBN 10: 0156013037

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.3
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: FV
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FH
    Libri: I-FH
    DC21: 869.342
    BISAC V2.8: FIC010000
    B&T General Subject: 501
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 65
    DC22: 869.3/42
    B&T Approval Code: A33500000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PQ9281.A66 C6613 2000
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000
    Thema V1.0: FV
    Edition statement
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
    Imprint name
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
    Publication date
    05 October 2000
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY