By Antonio Tabucchi,Elizabeth Harris
Isabel disappeared a long time in the past. Tadeus Slowacki, a Polish author, her former buddy and lover, has come again to Lisbon to profit of her whereabouts. Rumors abound: Isabel died in criminal less than Salazar's regime, or even wasn't arrested in any respect. As Tadeus interviews one outdated acquaintance of hers after the following, a chameleon-like portrait of a tender, ideological lady emerges, finally bringing Tadeus on a metaphysical trip around the continent. developed within the kind of a mandala, For Isabel is the spiraling look for an enigma, an research into time and life, the ability of phrases, and the bounds of the senses. during this posthumous paintings Tabucchi creates an inventive narration, tracing circles round a misplaced girl and the final word inaccessible truth.