The Emperor of Portugallia by Selma Lagerlöf

The Emperor of Portugallia (Swedish: Kejsarn av Portugallien) is a novel by Nobel-laureate Selma Lagerlöf, published in 1914 with drawings by Albert Engström. Lagerlöf called it a "Swedish King Lear".[1] The novel was a success with critics and readers, newspaper reviewers said the novel was at the same level as Lagerlöf's earlier novels Gosta Berling's Saga and the first part of Jerusalem.[2] It has been filmed three times: 1925, 1944 and 1992. An English translation by Velma Swanston Howard was published in 1916.

The 1652nd greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Världsbiblioteket (The World Library) (Tidningen Boken)

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The Emperor of Portugallia: From the Swedish of Selma Lagerlöf Paperback 9827157 $18.55 $20.00 2010
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