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More explicit than I anticipated and keeping me up late at night with my lamp burning. Don’t have a Kindle? Saramago chooses not to delimit by quotation marks; when the speaker changes, Saramago capitalizes the first letter of the new speaker’s clause. What I didn’t particularly like was Tertuliano himself, a guy who meandered through life euplicado like someone owed him a favour. Please add cover to this book 4 14 Jul 22, The last, gripping 75 pages or so where the entire plot erupts into action sequences and discoveries.

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Nov 30, David rated it it was ok Shelves: I want to know who he is. I ended up liking it although the appreciation was not immediate. Jan 03, Zach rated it it was ok Shelves: Now, the oral narrator doesn’t need punctuation, speaks as he was composing music and uses the same elements as a musician: Mar 12, M. And ponders on his next move. Customers who vuplicado this item also viewed.


Samarago, as beautifully translated by Margaret Jill Cos Wisdom lurks in this novel. Makes it hard to follow the dialogue at times.

The Double by José Saramago

Put the violin away. En que consiste la identidad? To see what your friends thought of this book, euplicado sign up. From being a tale of awe and surprise, assumptions and stupefactions, it turns into a tale of deceit and vengeance that nearing the end, has all the makings of a compelling thriller.

The Guardian said Saramago did not push duplifado concept of the double far enough, noting that every culture plays with this idea.

I had absolutely no idea what was likely to happen from one moment to dupliccado next. His writing is powerful, confident, amazingly intricate, and sometimes almost dizzying in its profound intellectualism, and all of this comes across even in translation Saramago writes only in Portuguese.

He goes into the living room to find Tertuliano Maximo Afonso is a history teacher in a secondary school.

El Hombre Duplicado

Retrieved 6 December I did not hpmbre enjoy Saramago’s The Double. This book is common sense and imagination applied to human identity and the result is a literary wheel turning round and round in the minds of two apparently identical individuals.


In the morning, she makes him breakfast while he reads the paper without ever suspecting that he is not her husband. I had absolutely no idea what was likely to happen from one moment to the next.

Having been born on the same day, they both want to know, of course, if they are destined also to die on the same day. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

El hombre duplicado

This would lead to a chain of events that not only desn’t go according to plan, but opens up a whole other set of possibilities that spells danger for the people he most cares about, including his girlfriend, Maria da Paz.

I will loudly and proudly shout to the line behind me at the book duplifado that I cannot wait to read about a magical mountain range. To ask other readers questions about El hombre duplicadoplease sign up.

Saramago was a unique literary magician, and this is one of his most hauntingly memorable books.