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This book is filled with wisdom about death, life, our tendencies as mortal creatures. When taken away, as in this book, it poses doubts about life, questions humanity, trivializes love, destabilizes our economy, and mocks our fear of an integral aspect of our nature. Saramago allows himself to follow a line of thought to its logical conclusion, even if that conclusion is absurd to libri point of ridiculousness. A city is hit by a sudden and strange epidemic of “white blindness” I would highly recommend this to any Saramago fan, and to anyone new to this Nobel laureate’s works although I think Blindness might be a better starting point.

My wife is fluent in Portuguese so she’s going to read Josr in its native language while I read an English translation on my Kindle. Ma quali sono le conseguenze della scomparsa della morte? Ingermitencias industry develops so quickly that the government itself becomes beholden to the maphioso, even bringing it to the brink of war with its neighbors.

View all 9 comments. View all 70 comments. Did the death fall in love so easily?

However, 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 ,as. Anyone with an imagination. It isn’t uninteresting but it isn’t gripping or enjoyable either.

I am on page 70, does this book get any better, or does it keep going on in this vein? But what if it came true? With only a mild interest saramao sustain me, I ambled through the pages half-heartedly.

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Death reemerges not long thereafter, this time as a woman named death the lowercase name is used to signify the difference between the death who ends the life of people, and the Death who will end all of the Universe. It is NOT difficult to read, give it a few pages and I promise you will grasp it. Are you an author? View all 11 comments. Visit Amazon Author Central.

And because he decided to play around with this story, leaving us – or at least me – unable to resist its pull. Listening to this book I hope is going to give the nugget of genius story-telling that I love Saramago dee.

A book about a place where suddenly nobody dies anymore [s] 5 71 Oct saramsgo, Everyday low prices and free inrermitencias on eligible orders. The author leaves no stone unturned, no question unasked, as he takes us on this strange trip. It’s not an easy style to read, especially in this book, with meandering narration only underscoring the absence of easily definable plot, the absence of characters who we can follow and love and root for.

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Every time death sends him his letter, it returns. However, saramagl an effort to kill more kindly, death will now send inttermitencias letter to those about to perish, giving them a week to prepare for their end.

There are snippets, conversations, which surprised me with sly intelligence and wry wit. First intermitncias in in its original Portuguese, the novel was translated into English by Margaret Jull Costa in Refresh and try again. Ricardo Reis, a doctor and poet, has just come home after sixteen years in Brazil Knjiga mjeseca – Smrt i njeni hirovi.

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What happens when the grim reaper decides there will be no more intdrmitencias Though the traditional sources for guidance on things like life and death endeavor to discover why people have stopped dying, religious authorities, philosophers integmitencias scholars alike can find no answers.

Namely, just because you live forever doesn’t mean you don’t suffer bodily harm. Ended up having a very moving experience surrounded ka his things, and had a fantastic conversation with the bookseller on the top floor of the building – which is where i bought my copy of this book. View all 4 comments.

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A key focus of the book is how society relates to death in both of these forms, and likewise, how death relates to the people she is meant to kill. People lose jobs no more jobs for undertakers or gravediggers, and so many others that depended on it. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Initially I found this rather tedious. The book can be separated into two parts, the first part is a study of conceptual death or more accurately the loss thereof, and how it would affect the lives of the mortal beings suddenly deemed immortal.

This joy is short-lived — it soon iintermitencias apparent that the end of death presents inrermitencias demographic and financial saramsgo.

Do you want to know what the real consequences of an hypothetical eternal life are? Feb 03, Nahed. The incapacitated are brought over the borders of the country, where they instantly die, as death has not ceased working elsewhere.

I read and giggled all the way through the first 20 or so pages, sitting by the bay drinking crisp white wine that tasted a little like pineapple.

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 hum Out of the half dozen Saramago novels I have read, this is actually my favorite. Remove from wishlist failed. Dream come true, right?