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It appears that only when viewed laterally does this work duplicafo up in all its brilliantly lit up details, else it falls too flat and is hard to believe. A nice girl who is far too good for him, a decent well payed job.

Are their fates entangled like quantum particles? The main character, Tertuliano, becomes obsessed with the idea of meeting the person he takes to fuplicado his double, a bit part actor called Antonio Claro. With Blindness as the first, I can now say that Mr.

He visits the production company office and retrieves the letter Tertuliano authored and sent in Maria’s name. Vuplicado molti motivi, lo consiglierei a chi volesse avvicinarsi a Saramago per la prima volta e non sapesse dove cominciare.

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.

One of the other pleasures of the book is the way Saramago faithfully follows the relentless logic of the situation he has devised. He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party. This section is so beautifully written, but it almost seems like he loses the story. 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: A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors.

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He is divorced, involved in a rather one-sided relationship with a bank clerk, and he is depressed. Immediately, existential questions are raised.

The protagonist becomes dangerously obsessed with finding and tracking down his double, and when they finally meet, the other man also becomes obsessed with the philosophical and practical considerations inherent in living in the same city as one’s doppleganger. You need to really absorb the first sections of the book to figure out the full meaning and unravel the plot. The first part of the book might even be described as dull, as the long and apparently rambling sentences, conversations without quotes, and occasional asides from his omniscient narrator set up a picture of an unsympathetic and drab antihero, a depressed history teacher who watches a video recommended by a colleague and sees a bit part actor who is his exact likeness.

Lists with This Book. I haven’t picked a Saramago book in such a long time because I was afraid of not liking it but honestly, I should have known that Saramago never disappoints me.

Tertuliano watches the film and is unimpressed. Her ne kadar bir Tuna Kiremtci olmasada! Tertuliano Maximo Afonso, annesi, kiz arkadasi, is arkadaslari, yoneticileri, mahalledeki dvd film kiralayabildiginiz dukkandaki kasiyer adam ve ona yardim eden kiz, film sirketindeki kadin What is so brilliant about Saramago is he does not spell anything out directly.


El hombre duplicado by José Saramago (4 star ratings)

Il finale arriva preparato dal crescendo degli eventi finali. He believes he is depressed. The ultimate achievement of The Double is to ask painful questions about the true nature of identity. To me dplicado just appeared to be a bit of a drip.

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Published October 1st by Alfaguara first published This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Samarago, as beautifully translated by Margaret Jill Cos Wisdom lurks in this novel. We pause [to breath] and even, as I say in my books, the …more Saramago has explained this earlier: Even somebody bearing a strong resemblance to one’s self is weird enough, but an actual replica?


He simply hasn’t the mind anymore to wallow in fl knowing he’s out there. Whether a different sarwmago 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. View all 5 comments. I did not really enjoy Saramago’s The Double.

El hombre duplicado / The Double

Margaret Jull Uose Translator. The language lyrically translated by Margaret Costa is full of unusual but vivid imagery ” Nel suo caso, il racconto dell’uomo e del suo doppio si sviluppa in un modo molto moderno e incalzante, quasi come un giallo.

And ponders on his next move. He becomes consumed by anxiety about this double, and his quest to deal with the problem of who owns his identity is, in the hands of this saramaho storyteller, a remarkable story.

Oynadigi butun filmleri izliyor, film sirketinden turlu numaralarla adini adresini ogreniyor.

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The last, gripping 75 pages or so where the entire plot erupts into action sequences and discoveries. I loved Saramago’s story, the way it delved deep into my consciousness, resulting in a finale that sat well with me. May 22, BlackOxford rated it it was amazing Shelves: He answers and a man on the other end of the line exclaims, “At last! Il meccanismo funziona e si giunge d’un fiato a un finale carico di tensione.

Kitabin icerigi ise hayattan gozlemlerle dolu. What is so brilliant about Saramago is he does not spell anything out directly.