The book is built around two couples in the Portuguese city of Lisbon in 1940.
Lisbon is one of the last neutral ports in Europe, and the city is crowded with people looking to escape the gathering storm.
The plan, NATO diplomats say, is for NATO leaders to formally announce this date at their Lisbon summit on November 19-20.
A French journalist named Vincent moves to Lisbon to escape the source of his broken heart, a woman named Irene.
He sent the Spaniard on his way then visited a series of shops in Lisbon and had the visa reproduced down to the special stamps.
It is the starting point of the railway to St Louis, and is within five days steam of Lisbon.
If this coast could be reached by sea, its gold might be brought to Lisbon as well.
In 1841 he became secretary of embassy at Lisbon, and in 1844 Austrian consul-general at Leipzig.
French was then fashionable at court, in Lisbon as well as in London.
Thence he marched straight on Lisbon, which the King covered from Santarem with 30,000 men.
late 14c., Portyngale, from Medieval Latin Portus Cale (Roman name of modern Oporto), "the port of Gaya." Alfonso, Count of Portucale, became the first king of Portugal.
Capital of Portugal and largest city in the country, located in western Portugal on the Tagus River where it broadens to enter the Atlantic Ocean; a major port, and Portugal's political, economic, and cultural center.
Note: Because Lisbon was a neutral city, it became a center for international political activity during World War II.
Note: Portugal has been a member of NATO since 1949.
Note: Famous for its explorers in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Portugal followed such exploration closely with colonization. By the middle of the sixteenth century, Portugal controlled a vast overseas empire, including Brazil.
Note: Portugal has been independent since the twelfth century, except for sixty years of Spanish rule in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.