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Please add cover to this book 4 14 Jul 22, Even somebody bearing a strong resemblance to one’s self is weird enough, but an actual replica? The first part of the book might even be described as dull, as the long and apparently rambling sentences, conversations without quotes, and occasional asides from his omniscient narrator set up a picture of an unsympathetic and drab antihero, a depressed history Saramago was a unique literary magician, and this is one of his most hauntingly memorable books.

Dobbiamo anzi essergli grati: But he couldn’t, duplicaado curiosity built up inside him.

The ultimate achievement of The Double is to ask painful questions about the true nature of identity. Which of them, Saramafo worriedly wonders, is the original and which the duplicate.

I loved Saramago’s story, the way it delved deep into my consciousness, resulting in a finale that sat well with me.

Put the violin away. Just who is that man who looks like my identical twin? To see the rest of my review please visit http: I highly recommend “The Double” if you like Saramago.

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Non vedo l’ora di leggere il prossimo. I am still impressed. The protagonist’s mother was a more powerful woman, but her only purpose was to be an oracle, presaging the doom that her son was embarking on. Return to Book Page.

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Retrieved December 18, The long continuous sentences and detailed faintly comic descriptions of Tertuliano’s comings and goings started to annoy me after a while, Saramago may be a Nobel laureate who feels obliged to write like a Prose experimentalist filling the pages with hardly any paragraph breaks, but for hapless reader it’s a bit like Marmite.

And when the manager tells me I canno I should preface this review with a disclaimer that I both love Jose Saramago and magical realism. Whether a different version of Christ’s Passion, or an account of the universal scourge of being sightless, Saramago has found in these primordial narratives fodder for his own fictional world. When it turns out that Claro was born a half-hour before Tertuliano, it somehow becomes inevitable that one of them will have to be destroyed.

Hardcoverpages. I highly recommend “The Double” if you like Saramago. He writes Helena a note, “I’ll be back”, and leaves for his rendezvous in the park. Una novela que se lee con la avidez de un relato de intriga pero que nos sumerge en las cuestiones esenciales de la vida.

During the night, noises in his apartment wake him. Io amo Saramago, di un amore tutto razionale.

And when the manager has to come over and escort me to the door with my purchases, I’ll mose even louder about how much I admire the tale of an old village woman who lived to be Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Immediately, existential questions are raised. As a result, we don’t care what happens to Afonso or how he ends up. Las intermitencias dupicado la muerte Spanish Edition. To me he just appeared to be a bit of a drip. A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors.


I just did not expect it to end that way.

Saramago has a distinctive writing style: Articles containing Portuguese-language text. Many of his paragraphs extend for pages without pausing for dialog, which Mr. The story itself centers around a weird conceit involving two people who prove to be inexplicably identical, one of whom we come to know closely: Why not, Because it’s not healthy for the mind to live cheek by jowl with common sense, eating at the same table, sleeping in the same bed, taking it along to work, and asking its approval or permission before making a move, you’ve got to take a few risks of your own, Who do you mean, All of you, the human race.

And when the manager tells me I cannot come back, well then I’ll probably just go to my car, because what a jerk. They briefly switch lives, and tell each other a bit about themselves. While watching the movies he notices that one of the extras in the movie is his exact double!