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Buy Las intermitencias de la muerte Madrid by Jose Saramago (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Buy Las Intermitencias de la Muerte by José Saramago from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday Aún que no es un libro muy apasionante!! Tiene una. Saramago, José Traducción de Pilar del Río. Traducción de: As intermitências da morte.. Este libro es de segunda mano y tiene o puede tener.

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Showing of 32 reviews. The novel centers around death as both a phenomenon, and as an anthropomorphized character. I am not talking about the chaotic way he technically writes but about his overall style. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. What is there to fear then?

View all 44 comments. The industry develops so quickly that the government itself becomes beholden to the maphioso, even bringing it to the brink saarmago war with its neighbors. For example, religion is one of them. As his literature Nobel Prize attests, he knows how to write. Though the traditional sources for guidance on things like life and death endeavor to discover why people have stopped dying, religious authorities, philosophers and scholars alike can find no answers.

In this book he confronts all his contendors. He jse manages to include other recurring theme of his such as: Saramago allows himself to follow a line of thought to its logical conclusion, lw if that conclusion is absurd to the point of ridiculousness.


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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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

The paragraphs are very long too, therefore, people with short attention span have to be patient if they want to read this book.

Ended up having a very moving experience surrounded by 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 5 comments. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

In an unnamed small European country without any explanations people have stopped dying – an eternal dream come true, right? The dream of immortality has always fascinated humanity. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Learn more about Amazon Prime. Well, this is what happens in this book. The book is actually divided in three phases. Many of his sentences are written in a style almost akin to stream of consciousness.


He tells of people with their guts spilled out somehow living on and other horrific conditions to a similar effect. Initially I found this rather tedious. A very surprising and libdo story related to the first two phases but completely apart, only Saramago can do this.

So death for example may be lethal but perhaps it is not morbid.

Update 2 This book is unique. I …more Somewhere around the middle it was boring, but then, when death becomes the main character, it became one of my favourite books.


Las intermitencias de la muerte by José Saramago

He knows how politicians and academics and policemen and peasants talk and what they mean when they talk, which is often the opposite of what they say. Then about two-thirds into the book, death suddenly takes another entity, from a formerly conceptual standpoint we are gradually introduced to death personified. There is no traditional plot for the first two thirds of the novel as Saramago displays his story with a broad shot that encompasses all facets of his deathless phenomenon. What would that represent?

View all 13 comments. Answer me this question now: However, I must say, death yes, without capital d is a fantastic character. What’s the Name o Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The characters themselves guide his writing, and they are allowed to roam unbounded within his imagination. 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.

Because he is brilliant, that’s why. I promise you the book is worth it, and the concept is very interesting, and keeps interesting throughout the book.