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Lists with This Book. It’s the sort of system that East Germany would have been proud of.
Eu sou apreciadora confessa da escrita deste autor e entusiasma-me perceber o quanto da sua obra tenho ainda por descobrir. One I would think that a book that mixes the two great tastes of Borges and Kafka could do no wrong, but how wrong I one would be.
In fact, this is the very book the protagonist of All the Names would likely read i I never thought a novel about a lonely and duller than dull file clerk could turn out to be so readable, but that’s exactly how I found this, it was difficult to find a reasonable place to stop, of which I simply had to, as it’s a bit too long to gulp down in one go, although for those who don’t get fidgety cramps, don’t have much of an appetite, and with plenty of time on their hands, it may work out beneficial.
The book could have been pretty fucking awesome.
But by joose very chivalrous way to consider his situation, Mr. His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events, emphasizing the human factor rather than the officially sanctioned story. View all 27 comments. Saramago’s house in Lanzarote is also open to the public.
If not, then there are probably many finer books to read in the short time we have to spend reading on this mortal coil. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors.
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It’s what is behind the story that saramagk the genius, what you dimly perceive and is illuminated more as the novel progresses and you see the workings of the utterly original author’s mind. 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.
Incorrect original publishing date 6 73 Mar 25, Within the first few pages, Saramago establishes a tension that sings and rises, producing engaging revelations that culminates when the final paragraphs twists expectations once again. O grande destino do Sr. Now I feel like an asshole for killing you.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Maybe once one enters into the Borges realm one needs to have a lighter hand on the old pen. To ask other readers questions about All the Namesplease sign up.
All the Names
And if you read the books in the order I did, you will be stunned at his genius and hope that some day someone makes a film of these books. While Saramago starts out with an interesting subject on which to base his book, A clerk at the Central Registry comes across a card for an unknown woman, and becomes obsessed with hunting her down and collecting as much information as he can about herIt would have All The Names is the third book I have read by Jose Saramago.
Remnants of images, impressions. Want to Read saving…. I never thought a novel about a lonely and duller than dull file clerk could turn out to be so readable, but that’s exactly how I found this, it joe difficult to find a reasonable place to stop, of which I simply had to, as it’s a bit too long to gulp down in one go, although for jlse who don’t get fidgety cramps, don’t have much of an appetite, and with plenty of time on their hands, it may work out beneficial.
Firstly it was by accident I read Death with Interruptions first and then this one.
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This is the first novel I’ve read by Nobel-winner Saramago, but it won’t be the last. The author’s use of long, drawn out sentences and intricately detailed passages truly heightens the level of satire and parody and I am quite curious to know if this is the standard style of Saramago, or if it was just a technique employed for use in this novel.
It seems inevitable that word, as soon as it comes to describe the administration in all its absurd organization, so inhumane and cold. Open Preview See a Problem? He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party. See 1 question about All the Names….
Sep 10, Amari rated it it was amazing. View all 7 comments. Then again all those reviewers might say I’ve just completely missed the point myself. These are books that will be easily spoiled if you know too much about them before you read them. You just got wrapped up in the story and the imagery was so spatial that it basically felt like I had walked into the room of the novel.
It seems inevitable that word, as soon as it comes to describe the administration in all its ab Memory of a book read a few minutes ago. Maybe if the writing style hadn’t been so heavy handed and Kafka-like aka, German in it’s dense paragraphs.
Maybe this is the kind of story that should have been a story and not a novel and that there are reasons why Borges never wrote a novel. The title simply refers to the miles of archival records among which the protagonist toils at the Registry of Births, Marriages and Deaths in an unnamed small city whose inhabitants still live by ancient and tight rules and regulations.
Apr 12, Petra Eggs rated it it was amazing Shelves: But one day, when he comes across the records of an anonymous young woman, something happens to him. You just got wrapped up in the story and the imagery was so spatial that it basically felt like I had walked i This book is just beautiful, lyrical and beautiful.
One book was not enough for him to work out either the bureaucracy of death or unhealthy and insane obsessions with it, or of it come to that. The prose was soft and inviting, even though the story itself revolved so heavily around a bleak, despairing center.
Küçük Anılar Çocukluk ve İlkgençlik Anıları – Jose Saramago
Return to Book Page. Whatever it is, Saramago gives a peculiar power to this place who acquires a disturbing dimension. Uma aventura que, para o leitor, chega a ter alguns momentos de suspense. Jul 20, Nicole rated it it was amazing Shelves: