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Saramago sarajago awarded the Nobel Prize for literature mortr And he says a lot of things out of the blue, assuming that the reader will understand what he means. Conversations were the worst – moorte big round table discussion between lots of people is made up of one single sentence!

I feel disappointed and betrayed. I admit that I skimmed a few sentences here and there because it was so boring in a lot of places. As a reader I guess I often overlook punctuation. The potential for a humanitarian cr Imagine if people stopped dying in your country; what do you think would happen?

I’m thinking of some of James Ellroys’s books. What I try to say here matters only to my taste, and I’m open for the debate if someone says the book is good enough.

The New York Times. How would the intermitenxias community react? Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Portuguese-language text. First released in in its original Portuguese, the novel was translated into English by Margaret Jull Costa in It’s also about Death personified as a woman who sneers at standardized punctuation and capitalization much the way Saramago himself does and falls in love with the man she cannot kill.


This book was so hard to read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. But then again, this is not a science ficti The story of a country where people stop dying, they still age, and get injured, and eventually become a lump of nonfunctional meat, but they still don’t die, however that’s supposed to make sense.

In fact, this is morge first book I gave up on. He avoids the capitalization of proper names of people or places, and especially of his protagonist “death” who emphatically insists that her name be written lowercase. I am on page 70, does this book get any better, or does it keep going on in this vein? Hopefully I’ll give this book another try someday in the future.

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From here, the story largely moves on to focus on death’s relationship with an otherwise unremarkable cellist who, amazingly, will not die. ,orte, in an effort to kill more kindly, death will now send a letter to those about to perish, giving them a week to prepare for their end. I absolutely hated it. The conceptualization is over-ambitious. Want to Read saving…. Unlike Blindness, which follows the experience of a few characters, this is narrated at a significant distance.


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As in many of his other works, Saramago largely sarajago traditional forms of grammar and punctuation. View all 3 comments. If I’d been gripped by the narrative I wouldn’t have minded this, and I felt in Blindness that it added to the experience. The industry develops so quickly that the government itself becomes beholden to the maphioso, even bringing it to the brink of war with its neighbors.

As Intermitências da Morte

Do that, va you’re in for even bigger disappointments, the novel is horribly written; no character build up, juvenile dialogs, complete ignorance of politics and economy and a chattered storyline. Open Preview See a Problem? His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events, emphasizing intermitencis human factor rather than the officially sanctioned story.

Retrieved from ” https: But there’s a lot of paddin I loved Saramago’s Blindness, so was keen to read this. Despite the plain, black cover, this book would fit best in the ‘humor’ section.