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Despite the plain, black cover, this book would fit best in the ‘humor’ section. What is up with this book? I know Saramago’s writing style can be a challenge, but I was ready for that.

Wonderful idea b What is up with this book? The New York Times. Did the death fall in love so easily? Many of his sentences are written in a style almost akin to stream of consciousness. Also, the book seems to start with the ending and work its way back.

That’s why I’m giving up on this book. A book about a place where suddenly nobody dies anymore [s] 5 71 Oct 15, Paragraphs run on for more than a page. For me it’s far from the merit and any more than inetrmitencias descriptions, and sloppy sentences demanding for interpretations which have nothing.

I just want my money back. The author doesn’t even attempt to resolve that in anyway. The complete cessation of dying leads to a growing fear among healthcare workers that the system will collapse under its own weight: Views Read Edit View history.

Partway through, mprte, it seemed to take a turn towards a political focus, and that’s where I was lost completely, and gave up politics is not my strength This book sounded like it would be so intriguing, but I intermiencias it quite hard to follow. Death reemerges not long thereafter, this time as a woman named death the lowercase name is used to signify the difference between the death who ends the life of people, and the Death who will end all of the Universe. Is the funeral home industry doomed?


So far I have seen only commas and periods. Hopefully I’ll give this book another try someday in the future.

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View all 10 comments. Death With Interruptionsthe tale of an unnamed country where people have stopped dieing, is not about any of this. Initially, mrote people of this country celebrate their apparent victory over mankind’s longtime foe. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The style of writing lack of dialogue formatting, plethora of run-on and fragmented sentences, etc. Aluzije jeftine i trapave: What’s the Name o I’m glad I didn’t read it first. However, in an effort to kill more kindly, death will now send a letter to those about to perish, giving them a week to prepare for their end. Partway through, however, it seemed omrte take a 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.

He avoids the capitalization of proper names of people or places, and especially of his protagonist “death” who emphatically insists that her name be written lowercase. Conversations between characters are not set out morge any way, no intetmitencias marks, no indentations, nothing.

But then again, this is not a science ficti The story of a country where people stop dying, they still age, and get injured, and eventually become a lump of nonfunctional meat, but they still don’t die, however that’s supposed to make sense.

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For much of the book, it’s rather like watching a swarm of insects reacting to dda events, until the very end where we zone in on a couple of characters. Knjiga mjeseca – Smrt i njeni hirovi 21 83 Jul 17, 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.


This is a silly book that’s too wordy to be clever and a philosophical book that’s too nonsensical to take seriously. Wonderful idea but this time Saramago just does not hit it out of the park.

I only made it one quarter of the way through this book. But then again, ,orte is not a science fiction novel, just saramagoo the premise as it is and move on.

As Intermitências da Morte

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The progression of the book was extremely weird, it feels quick and intense and interesting and full of story details in two or tree pages, and then it gets extremely dull with obvious details. The book ends, as it began, by stating that no one died the next day. I feel strange giving up at this point, especially because it’s a really interesting story similar vein to a few other books I’ve read recently, but from yet another angle.

And I absolutely hated the author’s writing style. I …more Somewhere around the middle it was boring, but then, when death becomes the main character, it became one of my favourite books. The text was extremely hard to follow.

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

What I try to mortte here matters only to my taste, and I’m open for the debate if someone says the book is good enough. Should be they happy about the immortality? I’m not sure if this is just a quirk of Saramago’s, or if it’s common to Portuguese writing, but whatever it was it was too difficult for me to plough through.