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The novel centers around death as both a phenomenon, and as an anthropomorphized character. What’s the Name o It is all so smoothly done that we can only stand back and admire the perfect blend of what is said with the way it is said. Saramago begins Death at Intervals with very broad strokes. In the process, however, she starts to feel love. Love towards the life humans live, and… is she falling in love with someone?

A city is hit by a sudden and strange epidemic of “white blindness” Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. The first part of the novel is more or less Saramago’s imagination exploring all sides of his idea. This book is filled with wisdom about death, life, our tendencies as mortal creatures. View all 24 comments. Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero translator Narrated by: In an unnamed small European country without any explanations people have stopped dying – an eternal dream come true, right?

One gets the sense of a writer simply exploring a premise with great freedom and a lack of embarrassment.



A key focus of the book is how society relates to death in both of intermitenclas forms, and likewise, how death relates to the people she is meant to kill. It makes us feel like going over and putting a hand on her hard shoulder and whispering a few words of sympathy in her ear, or, rather, in the place where her ear once was, underneath the parietal.

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I am on page 70, does this book get any better, or does it keep going on in this vein? Europe dances while an invidious dictator establishes himself in Portugal. Giovanni Pontiero translatorJose Saramago Narrated by: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Religion has lost its reason and its greatest reward, resurrection. But as it progressed death slowly gained, like it slurped away life from a gravely ailing elderly, qualities of a human being.

What if it were true? It is NOT difficult to read, give it a few pages and I promise you will grasp it. Ad una prima parte, dunque, prettamente sarcastica e che tende a distruggere, ne segue una seconda maggiormente grottesca che porta a termine una trasformazione.

We almost expect to see a grin on her face and the illustrator has kindly left her features blank so that we can fill in that smirk for ourselves. Because the guy who wrote this book has received a Nobel Prize in literature for a reason. Every time death sends him his letter, it returns.

In fact Saramago wrote this book in at a time when his own health was poor; he was eighty-three and suffering from leukaemia and there was a point around then when his own death was interrupted: Retrieved 30 January Upon visiting him, she plans to personally give him the letter; instead, she falls in love with him, and, by doing so, she becomes even more human-like. As a note of caution, Saramago has a unique style that saramxgo to turn people away intermitencjas this slightly bothers me.


It flows surprisingly well. To some degree maybe the parts, the consonantiaas Aquinas would have put it, are better than the integritasor the whole.

Las intermitencias de la muerte

Where there are nonsensical contradictions, he is the first to point them out and laugh along ljbro you. Free with day Trial. Visit Amazon Author Central. Kimba I am an Aussie who got lost in Lisbon last year and I stumbled sarwmago the Saramago museum – completely because I was mesmerised by the style of the buil I am an Aussie who got lost in Lisbon last year and I stumbled into the Saramago museum – completely because I was mesmerised by the style of the building.

View all 19 comments. I promise you the book is worth it, and the concept is very interesting, and keeps interesting throughout the book. Saramago knows what most of us know but don’t know how to say.

Quotes from Death with Interr Jose SaramagoGiovanni Pontiero translator Narrated by: Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.