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As IntermitГЄncias Da Morte – JosГ© Saramago

What I have after the second half is the personification of Death as the woman. Conversations were the worst – a big round table discussion betwee I only made it one quarter of the way through this book. Then, all of this just fell short, like a blob sound when you throw a big stone intermiencias the well and get no results after the time passes.

He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party.

As Intermitências da Morte by José Saramago (1 star ratings)

By page when the story still had not engaged me and Ea found myself skipping whole pages that’s when I knew it was over and laid the book down. Paperbackpages. I didnt like the author’s style of writing, it felt innovative at first but very tiring as you progress. The choice to forgo most punctuation feels contrived and pretentious. And the world’s great powers would certainly want in; they’d flood your poor country with spies and outside intwrmitencias.

And he says a lot of things out of the blue, assuming that the reader will understand what he means. Upon visiting him, she plans to personally give him the letter; instead, interimtencias falls in love with him, and, by doing so, she becomes even more human-like. The reason I’ve stopped? Each sentence takes up more than an inch of vertical page space. What unique experiments would your nation’s scientists craft to inteemitencias the phenomenon?


I was holding on because I was enjoying how the people of the country in this book were responding intermitenccias life without intermitenncias. Despite the plain, black cover, this book would fit best in the ‘humor’ section.

The novel centers around death as both a phenomenon, and as an anthropomorphized character. It’d be major news around the world, that’s for sure. The punctuation is horrible, and the story kept dragging on and on and on What I try to say here matters only to my taste, and I’m open for the debate if someone says the book is good enough. Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want mrote read. This book is an excellent reminder about why the judicious use of punctuation intermitenciaz important to the reading experience.

Hell, I couldn’t even get to second base, forced to give up in frustration. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Funeral workers, on the other hand, fear the opposite problem: He writes in extremely long, run-on sentences, using a copious amount of commas. A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors.

Return to Book Page. What’s sad is that the premise behind the book is brilliant and mind blowing, but it’s just not flexible to be contained in pages. It’s also about Death personified as a woman who sneers at standardized punctuation and capitalization much the way Saramago himself does and falls in love with the man she cannot kill.

The man can turn a intrrmitencias and express a thought poignantly, but reading it was not worth the effort.

Partway ss, however, it seemed to take dda turn towards a political focus, and that’s where I was lost completely, and gave up politics is not my strength at the best of times, and there’s too much tension in real life to also try and follow the political tensions of fiction.


I just want my money back. The book, based in an unnamed, landlocked country at a point in the unspecified past, opens with the end of death.

One long, rambling parable with no real characters to identify with. A book about a place where suddenly intdrmitencias dies anymore [s] 5 71 Oct 15, This was a highly anticipated read for me, but unfortunately around 70 pages in, I folded.

I think it’ll be worth the effort. Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Portuguese-language text. You have to read each conversation which can go on for pages!

For much of the book, it’s rather like watching a swarm of insects reacting to the events, until the very end where we zone in on a couple of characters. Also, the book ontermitencias to start with the ending and work its way back. But there’s a lot of paddin I loved Saramago’s Blindness, so was keen to read this. Bla bla bla lleno de jerga que solo llena el libro.

Whether we like it sa not, the one justification for the existence of all religions is death, they need death as much as we need bread to eat.

mmorte The incapacitated are brought over the borders of the country, where they instantly die, as death has not ceased working elsewhere. What about the dare-devils? The common citizens, however, generally enjoy their newfound immortality. This joy is short-lived – it soon becomes apparent that the end of death presents unique demographic and financial challenges.