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Saramago knows what most of us know but don’t know how to say. View all 24 comments. I am not talking about the chaotic way he technically writes but about his overall style.

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This book is filled with wisdom about death, life, our tendencies as mortal creatures. Very entertaining but try as I might I am just not a fan of Saramago’s style. Where there are nonsensical contradictions, he is the first to point them out and laugh along with you. Write a customer review. There are snippets, conversations, which surprised me with sly intelligence and wry wit.

Want to Read saving…. I would highly recommend this to any Saramago fan, and to anyone new to this Nobel laureate’s works although I think Intermitencisa might be a better starting point. Please try again later. Death is a part of life; death is mueerte quality that makes mmuerte human, death is even an economic pillar. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. We almost expect to see a grin on her face and the illustrator has kindly left her features blank so that we can fill in that smirk for ourselves.

And the strangest love story begins, having nudged the meandering weary satirical narration out of the way. From that moment on, the destiny of human kind will be to live eternally. Religion has lost its reason and its greatest reward, resurrection. Goodreads helps you keep track of books intermiteencias want to read.


Saramago has always been considered a literary iconoclast. But death has more plans.

The only and true protagonist of this story is death itself or sramago. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: E se avesse voluto semplicemente avere dei lettori attivi?

Don’t have a Kindle? I had read some bad reviews at Google Play Store saying this book is divided in two phases and that the second one is not very good.

Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago offers a literary narrative that centers on human perplexity when faced with one of the unavoidable realities of our existence –death. It is all so smoothly done that we can only stand back and admire the perfect blend of what is said with the way it is said.

He is poking around, trying to kick up a worthy subject from under the dust, and it is clear from this haphazard approach that he really has no idea of the direction the novel will take.

What else can we want now, once the threat of unavoidable demise has been removed seemingly forever, once the unstoppable Grim R The dream of immortality has always fascinated humanity. Yes, the entirety of the novel does seem a bit fragmented, however its ability to penetrate an issue such as death and its spirited treatment of it deserves high praise.

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Plus, Saramago was an amazing writer, with a well-deserved Nobel Prize and all. Initially I found this rather tedious. Share your thoughts with other customers. He also manages to include other recurring theme of his such as: The surprising strangeness of the second half of the novel justifies the meanderings of the first.


The dream of immortality has fascinated humanity forever. Despite it’s focus of death and all, it isn’t quite as heavy as most of his novels and will make you laugh at the dark abyss of death as most of this novel is actually darkly humorous. The book, based in an unnamed, landlocked country at a point in the unspecified past, opens with the end of death. Hopefully mmuerte good narrator will somehow make interesting his extreme verbosity too.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Despite it’s focus of death and all, it isn’t quite as heavy as most of his novels dw will make you laugh at the dark abyss of death as most of this novel is actually darkly hum Out of the half dozen Saramago novels I have read, this is actually my favorite. A perfect book cover for a satire about death. With a macro narrative that detailed events of a nameless monarchial country, more interested in industries than people, it offered an interesting enough chronicle anchored on the premise that death evaded all the inhabitants of a single country at the impetus of a new year.

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