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Senhor José is a low-grade clerk in the city’s Central Registry, where the living and the dead share the same shelf space. A middle-aged bachelor, he has no. #saramago stories you’ll love. Read new stories about #saramago on Wattpad. Jose Saramago – Toate numeleby StoicaDaniel icon view 25 icon vote. Toate numele – Jose Saramago America fara etaje – Ilf si Petrov Jocul de smarald – Ioan Petru Culianu La capatul lumii si in tara aspra – Haruki.

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It’s Borgesian in it’s paradoxical portrait of archives read “Library of Babel”-esque without hexagons ; and the atmosphere and setting of the novel is Kafkaian as opposed to Kafkaesque, which is a nonsensical and overused phrase that has lost all meaning, just rest assured that Kafkaian is legitimate, in the same manner that Orwell-esque is now the only acceptable manner for one to speak of doublespeak type situations, but only in an appropriate manner saramagk may not be used for any kind of paranoid conspiracy Big Brother bullshit, if you want to say something about that the proper phrase is “the government is watching me”, there is no Big Brother, until such time that a cult of personality figure is in fact watching you, then it will be fine to use the term Orwell-esque to talk about the situation you find yourself in.

If not, then there are probably many finer books to read in the short time we have to spend reading on this mortal coil. Maybe once one enters into the Borges realm one needs to have a lighter hand on the old pen. What’s the Name o Num livro de pequenos gestos fascinantes pequenos desvios que crescem numa lenta mas crescente espiral mas grande maturidade,fica a ideia mais humanizada do autor. A word, an adjective is needed to read these pages: Throughout the story, we are presented with wonderfully amusing anecdotes of numelee concerning the operations of the day-to-day government.

Küçük Anılar Çocukluk ve İlkgençlik Anıları – Jose Saramago

E dito isto, um pequeno desabafo: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Secret door into Indian House of Records [s] 9 Aug 25, That was fortuitious, as the other way round would have spoiled the ‘joke’ of Death’s filing cabinet.


May 22, BlackOxford rated it it was amazing Shelves: More people liked you than like me. Some nice passages, but otherwise wayyy too slow for how little was happening. Sep 10, Amari rated it it was amazing. Apr 26, Michael Ferro rated it it was amazing. Review When you’ve won the Nobel Prize for Literature you are above the criticisms of some schmuck who works for a corporate bookstore and writes reviews for books on the internet.

View all 18 comments. For, as Aquinas taught so eloquently, each human being is indeed a distinct species and deserves recognition as such.

It seems inevitable that word, as soon as it comes to describe the administration in all its absurd organization, so inhumane and cold.

Lectura Audio: Jose Saramago – Toate Numele

This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Why did the boss approve of Senhor Jose’s strange quest and even reward him at the instead of firing, an outcome that the earlier depiction of him would suggest? A middle-aged bachelor, he has no interest in anything beyond the certificates of birth, marriage, divorce, and death, that are his daily routine. Uma aventura que, para o leitor, chega a ter alguns momentos de suspense.

Troublemaker, the Pastor inverts the names of the graves. Margaret Jull Costa Translator. You don’t win the Nobel Prize for literature when you have such an annoying writing style if you just stick to fairly mundane stories. It’s the sort of system that East Germany would have been proud of.

Then again all those reviewers might say I’ve just completely missed the point myself. Jul 20, Nicole rated it it was amazing Shelves: He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party.

All the Names by José Saramago

A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors. The labyrinthine twists a prompt writing digression and irony. I guess I can live with that, but it sarramago a real douche bag move, dying the week I write a bad review about you just to add to my excessive guilt complexes.

The kind of read that I want with every book, but so rarely get.

All the Names

Paperbackpages. Particularly amusing, at least to me, are the scenes taking place in the city’s municipal graveyard, describing its evolution over the centuries, as well as its relation to and competition with the Central Registry.


Refresh and try again. View all 3 comments. The two books not only hang together, fit like pieces of a jigsaw, they are immensely revealing of Saramago’s preoccupations.

Saramago should be smacked around with the pretentious stick. This book is just beautiful, lyrical and beautiful. The registry is quixotically disorganized in places, the further you delve into the abyss, so that the files of those most recently deceased are buried under miles of paper at the furthest remove of the massive building that seems to go on forever.

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View all 5 comments. There’s no special reason for this pursuit, which becomes an elaborate and increasingly surreal catalogue of misdeeds and lies, but consumed by an overriding passion numeld find her, and taking more and more risks along the way, he is forced to become practical, clever, and brave, in ways he never thought possible. Senti esta obra como de uma simplicidade aparente, plena de subtileza e de grande humanismo. Thanks for telling us about the toare. Saramago relates the novels events in a finely saramgo and precise way, pervaded with irony, but also playfully mocking with humour.

View all 6 comments. Exactly the kind of book your pretentious friend would recommend that you read, because they know that as short as it is, it’s still an endurance test, and your pain with it is nothing but proof that they have intellect and endurance beyond yours, which is the point in recommending it, Oh is it, I think sarmaago, But isn’t it pretty, Sometimes, Don’t you think his writing style is cool, Definitely, and I would furthermore ad Some nice passages, but otherwise wayyy too slow for how little was happening.

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