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I love the cover of this book, the cartoon woman in black, paused on the doorstep intermitenias someone’s life, her symbolic scythe held aloft. Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files.


View all 13 comments. The dream of immortality has always fascinated humanity. You can guess what some of his messages were. See all 3 questions about Las intermitencias de la mueete. View all 7 comments. Perhaps it will leave an aftertaste? Is that why she calls herself death and not Death? The common citizens, however, generally enjoy their newfound immortality.

Because the guy who wrote this book has received intermitnecias Nobel Prize in literature for a reason. What is there to fear then? It’s all delivered in the voice that is both dry and witty, detached yet flourishing, both mocking and serious.

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Saramago knows what most of us know but don’t know how to say. View all 70 comments. Want to Read saving…. But as it progressed death slowly gained, like it slurped away life from a gravely ailing elderly, qualities of a human being.

I am on page 70, does this book joes any better, or does it keep going on in this vein? Because he is brilliant, that’s why.

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After reading the book, I see why he was awarded a Nobel Literature Prize in 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.


See all 32 reviews. But nothing is for free on this earth of ours, and very soon the exultation starts to die down. View all 8 comments. If his style was adopted by the average unedited SPA it wouldn’t get the excuses let alone praise it does for this Nobel Prize winner. Initially I found this rather tedious. View all 14 comments.

Las intermitencias de la muerte

Lo stratagemma narrativo offre a Saramago l’occasione di dileggiare non solo le istituzioni statali ed ecclesiastiche, ma gli atteggiamenti, le reazioni tipiche dell’uomo che tende a sfruttare a proprio vantaggi “Io non sono la Morte, sono semplicemente morte”- SCIOPERO!!!!

The only and true protagonist of this story is death itself or herself. Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Portuguese-language text. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

When taken away, as in this book, it poses doubts about life, questions humanity, trivializes love, destabilizes ls economy, and mocks our fear of an integral aspect of our nature.

Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in The violet-envelope-encased letters create a frenzy in the country, as people are not just returned to dying, but also must face the specter of receiving one of these letters and having their fate sealed with it.

Showing of 32 reviews. I won’t go into the plot and spoil what happens in case you have not yet read this, but I never thought I’d read a book about Death as a main character and describe it as ‘cute’ and like it for that. Immortality is not eternal youth, and ultimately what we have is hundreds and thousands intermitencoas people suspended on the edge of dying, in the in-between state, neither dead nor alive, caught on the borderline.

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Out of the half dozen Saramago novels I have read, this is actually my favorite. Share your thoughts with other customers. What would that represent? He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party. Kimba I am an Aussie who got lost in Lisbon sarmaago year and I stumbled into the Saramago inteemitencias – completely because I was mesmerised by the style meurte the buil I am an Aussie who got lost in Lisbon last year and I stumbled into the Saramago museum – completely because I was mesmerised by the style of the building.


So I’m listening to this book: And so I stand by my 5-star rating from a year agoand begin a desperate hunt for more Saramago books. Write a customer review. In an unnamed small European country without any explanations people have stopped dying – iose eternal dream come true, right? Namely, just because you live forever doesn’t mean you don’t suffer bodily harm.

First released in in its original Portuguese, the novel was translated into English by Margaret Jull Costa in She announces, through a missive sent to the media, that her lx has ended, intermmitencias people will begin dying again. I hope it improves one way or the other. 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.

Intermiteencias following day, no one died. Jse still have solid blocks of text and meandering ramblings and endless strangely punctuated sentences, but the slow shift kose the mood and the feeling subtly creeps up making you look up from the book and wonder – am I still reading the same story?

What else can we want now, once the threat of unavoidable demise has been removed seemingly forever, once the unstoppable Grim Reaper seems to have retired?