Saramago portraits an imaginary encounter between Fernando Pessoa and Ricardo Reis, who venture back to Portugal after the establishment of the dictatorship of general Salazar. The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis describes the country during dictatorship and highlights views using Pessoa's poetic aspect which have long been forgotten in history. Spanish Description: Una ciudad Lisboa. La Lisboa de Saramago, reinventando la de Pessoa. Una novela que, por amor a la palabra, se acerca a la poesia.