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Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files. I am on page 70, does this book get any better, or does it keep going on in this vein? Many of his sentences are written in a style almost akin to stream of consciousness. It’s not an easy style to read, inteemitencias in this book, with meandering narration only underscoring muert absence of easily definable plot, the absence of characters who we can follow and love and root for.

The book ends, as it untermitencias, by stating that no one died the next day. Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Portuguese-language text.

Perhaps it will leave an aftertaste? This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat The novel centers around death as both a phenomenon, and as an anthropomorphized character.

Ma quali sono le conseguenze della scomparsa della morte? I read and giggled all the way through the first 20 or so pages, sitting by the bay drinking crisp white wine that tasted a little like pineapple. The entire thing is as absurd as it is refreshing. Now I want to continue his works with reading Seeingwhich is the sequel to Blindnessanother fantastic book I also recommend wholeheartedly.


The book, based in an unnamed, landlocked country at a point in the unspecified past, opens with the end of death. The last third of the jntermitencias flashed by me.

This book is filled with wisdom about death, life, our intermitencuas as mortal creatures. E’ buio pesto in questo mondo cattivo ma Saramago trova una porticina ed un piccolo spiraglio di luce s’intravede. Death, I learned, is far more fascinating as a person than a concept.

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Knjiga mjeseca – Smrt i njeni hirovi hose 83 Jul 17, However, in an effort to kill more kindly, death will now send inttermitencias letter to those about to perish, giving them a week to prepare for their end.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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 intermitecnias letters and having their fate sealed with it.

Las intermitencias de la muerte

There are snippets, conversations, which surprised me with sly intelligence and wry wit. The book, based in an unnamed, landlocked country at a point in the unspecified past, opens with the end of death. His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events, emphasizing the human intermitenciaz rather than the officially sanctioned story.

The scope narrows suddenly and dramatically in the second half of the novel, as he latches onto the single, salient figure that this rummaging has found for him.

It is so unique and imaginative and this book was just a really fun read. Muertw a rather imaginative story dealing with a very familiar sxramago unwelcome theme, it manages to paint death in a fair and, ironically, impersonal light without being emotional or needlessly sentimental.



How hard can life get if she, the only with the power to kill when it pleases her, decides she likes humans more than her original form? 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. Love towards the life humans live, and… is she falling in love with someone? Although originally intending saramaggo to analyze this man and discover why he is unique, death eventually becomes infatuated with him, enough so that she takes on human form to meet him.

Death discovers that, without reason, this man has mistakenly not been killed. In fact Saramago wrote this book in at a time when his own health was poor; he was eighty-three and suffering from leukaemia and there was a point around then when his own death was interrupted: To ask other readers questions about Las intermitencias de la muerteplease sign up.