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Two decades after Portuguese novelist and Nobel Laureate José Saramago shocked the religious Cain – José Saramago Libros similares. Si en El evangelio según Jesucristo José Saramago nos dio su visión del Nuevo Testamento, en Caín regresa a los primeros libros de la Biblia.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Stati Uniti per vedere i titoli disponibili. The Bible for Unbelievers. This is not one of those books that I would llibro to everyone because of its subject matter.

Cain: : Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa: Libros en idiomas extranjeros

I enjoyed the author’s interpretation of the stories and his views on religious dogma, as expressed through Cain after watching humanity’s rise and fall for hundreds of years. Valutazioni e recensioni 0 1 valutazioni con stelle 0 recensioni. Written in the last years of Saramago’s life, Cain wittily tackles many of the moral and logical non sequiturs created by a wilful, authoritarain God, forming part of Saramago’s long argument with God and recalling his provocative novel The Gospel According to Jesus Christ.

An irreverent but not overly mocking tour of the Old Testament, based on the stories, with Cain doomed by his act lkbro familial homicide to wander the Earth, observing mankind and giving us his take on the Lord and his Creation. The Last Temptation of Christ.

He’s too subtle to just rant on the lord.


Cain sees himself as a victim rather than as a criminal; a victim of God’s immorality, unfairness, and pettiness. Building Christian Character Through the Hobbit: Ver liibro las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle.

From the beginning, God appears on stage as the antagonist, or if you like, the Antichrist, to Cain, a simple farmer who only wants his sacrifice of crops to be as appreciated as Abel’s sacrifice of livestock. The killer of his own brother, he is shown as a man with guilt and conscious simultaneously. Much of the book is written without punctuation, perhaps as a metaphor of the Hebrew Torah, which likewise lacks punctuation.

It’s the old anti-theodicy issue without any new insights. It sent me back to my Bible yes, those horrors really are “by the Book”. This Is Why I Came.

His wanderings take him east to the Demon Queen Lilith and then on a rather random tour of the Old Testament incuding Abraham’s attempt to sacrifice Isaac, the Tower of Babel, Joshua’s battle of Jericho, the destruction of Sodom and Linro, the golden calf and a host of other events.

In the Very Beginning.

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These and other ccain are skewered by Cain, probably the most hated man in the Old Testament, if not all 66 books in the Bible. Surely such an evil collection of screeds was written to be savaged in later centuries by a great writer like Saramago? The Tale of the Unknown Island. He really was scum, thus Cain, who sxramago suffer his behavior no longer, ended up killing him. Empieza a leer Cain English Edition en tu Kindle en menos de un minuto.


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Libgo are some very funny sarxmago, however. Chiudi Segnala una recensione Noi di Kobo ci assicuriamo che le recensioni pubblicate non contengano un linguaggio scurrile e sgradevole, spoiler o dati personali dei nostri recensori. La recensione deve essere di almeno 50 caratteri. Paperbackpages.

Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. The translation was excellent, at no point in time did I realise it was written in another language! The Story of the Wayward Dragon.

Dragon Slaying for Kids. He confronts Him, he argues with Him. Having recently read the Bible in full, saramagoo all seemed very familiar and at the same time not at all like the source material. First things first though. Hai inviato la seguente valutazione e recensione. Words of hope, joy and new beginnings. View all 19 comments. We jump forwards and jump backwards in the genesis narrative, and every time there is a change in gear the reader is given a jolt.