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The Double by José Saramago

This section is so beautifully written, but it almost seems like he loses the story. Las intermitencias de la muerte Spanish Edition. Or, does it get easier to stand as you read szramago Questa scoperta lo sconvolge e sente che deve assolutamente conoscere il suo doppio per riuscire a essere se stesso.

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This is one of I’m awful at doing reviews and I feel like I never say anything anyone hasn’t already said in their reviews but I’m doing this one because I need to put my astonishment in words once I have no other way of dealing with it. Also, Saramago uses irony and sarcasm to add comedy to a dramatic story with an irregular ending and complex characters. This one is a real slow burner, which demands great patience of its reader, but like so many of Saramago’s books it is full of dry humour.

Una trama semplice, ma sotto la superficie nasconde dei tesori unici. This is a wonderful and diverting choice for anyone willing to engage in the slight relinquishment of common sense that this novel and the genre requires. See all 4 questions about El hombre duplicado…. His relationship with his girlfriend, Maria da Paz, suffers because he refuses to disclose his motives to her.


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: Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in The writing is downright brilliant and a compelling reason to reach for this one.

El hombre duplicado

The actor Antonio Claro starts off as the innocent party only to grow more into a menace the longer the story progresses. Not my cup of tea The actor Antonio Claro starts off as the innocent party only to grow more into a menace the longer the story progresses.

One of the other pleasures of the book is the way Saramago faithfully follows the relentless logic of the situation he has devised. More explicit than I anticipated and keeping me up late at night with my lamp burning. We hear the theme played out first when the professor Adam Bell teaches his college history students about totalitarianism and how dictators strive to remove our uniqueness. Jan 03, Zach rated it it was ok Shelves: Many of his paragraphs extend for pages without pausing for dialog, which Mr.

Saramago, who is, like his name suggests, a “mago”, or wizard, pretty much singlehandly diminishes the joy that reading brings, making it all one self-assured, self-serving CHORE.

E, protagonist becomes dangerously obsessed with finding and tracking down his double, and when they finally meet, the other dupliccado also becomes obsessed with the philosophical and practical considerations inherent in living in the same city as one’s doppleganger. The story unfolds in a way you would never expect.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The last pages or so are absolutely gripping and the denouement is very clever – many readers may not get that far, but those who do may find the book unforgettable. Hikaye ise su; bir adam var adi Tertuliano Maximo Afonso.

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. Threatened, Tertuliano tells him to leave, saying he will call the police.


Whether a different kose 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.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Sep 24, Ama rated it really liked it Homhre it for: What is so brilliant about Saramago is he does not spell anything out directly. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Will the book still be enjoyable if I see the movie?

El hombre duplicado by José Saramago (4 star ratings)

Bu kitapta da hikaye oldukca muhim ve enteresan elbette ancak bana kalirsa uslup ve o buram buram karamizah hikayenin cok cok onunde. They aren’t merely twins, because although they were born on exactly the same day, they share things that twins wouldn’t, such as scars in the exact same locations on their bodies. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Will the book still be enjoyable if I see the movie? Not Enabled Screen Reader: Bir kere Saramago’yu artik tanidim.

Filmde bir figuranin tipatip kendisi oldugunu farkediyor.

Ve kafayi bu adama takiyor. Mar 12, M. The man says he has been trying to reach him for months and claims to be his double. Down to the moles on their forearms and the date of their birth.