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Also, Saramago uses irony and sarcasm to add comedy to a dramatic story with an irregular ending and complex characters. Like all of Saramago’s books, this one starts with a puzzling anomaly in the normal, regimented, and dull life of an unassuming nobody living in a large, identity-robbing city. I am me, and I want to keep it that way.

He believes he is depressed. One day Tertuliano rents a movie recommended by a colleague and sees a bit actor who looks exactly like him. In Portuguese, the title is literally “The Duplicated Man.

View all 12 comments. I did not really enjoy Saramago’s The Double. And when the manager has to come over and escort me to the door with my purchases, I’ll shout even louder about how much I admire the tale of an old village woman who lived to be Her ne kadar bir Tuna Kiremtci olmasada!

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Sep 06, Esra M. Tertuliano Maximo Afonso is a history teacher in a secondary school.

Want to Read saving…. Immediately, existential questions are raised. Refresh and try again. The main character, Tertuliano, becomes obsessed with the idea of meeting the person he takes to be his double, a bit duplicaso actor called Antonio Claro. Showing of 14 reviews. At the end of the book the protagonist is forced, by circumstances, to assume a role he never thought he would assume.


Iste bu klasik Saramago.

The Double by José Saramago

Oynadigi butun filmleri izliyor, film sirketinden turlu numaralarla adini adresini ogreniyor. He has a girlfriend, Maria da Paz, who he kind of likes, and a job which he kind of cares about.

The only element of this book that jse me unsatisfied was Saramago’s treatment of women in the plot. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Read reviews that mention saramago libro que bien como final hace historia los muy.

Io amo Saramago, di un amore tutto razionale. 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.

May 22, BlackOxford rated it it was amazing Shelves: While watching the movies he notices that one of the extras in the movie is his exact double! But if once in a while you encounter distinctive writing styles like Nabokov’s, G. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The story could be a novella, would be an amazing and silly and cool one at that, but in novel form, well The protagonist’s mother was a more powerful woman, but her only purpose was to be an oracle, presaging the doom that her son was embarking on.

I am not going to give you all the details of the story but to analyze a little bit of it. Ensayo sobre la lucidez Spanish Edition Kindle Edition. Todos los nombres Spanish Edition. The type of intellectualism in Saramago’s work here I’m referring not only to The Doublebut also to The Cave is not the pompous, egoistic posturings that are often associated with intellectualism, but rather a very quiet and subtle persistence in asking the hard questions and attempting to formulate an answer that, while serious and well-thought out, is never intended to be final or authoritative.


A colleague of Maria’s answers the phone and tells him that Maria died earlier that morning in a car accident.

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Saramago was a unique literary magician, and this is one of his most hauntingly memorable books. Ensayo sobre la lucidez Spanish Edition.

It is not an easy read. The plot is intriguing to just say something nice about it: First of all, this is Saramago’s first book that really got my attention plot-wise.

He comes across as a stubborn, rigid and a possessed character sarmago is best left alone in the matters concerning him, albeit to his own peril; “. Now, the oral narrator doesn’t need punctuation, speaks as he was composing music and uses sagamago same elements as a musician: May 28, Fabian rated it it was ok. Lists with This Book. Get to Know Us. E’ un riso dolce e amaro quello che Saramago scatena e mi ricorda, a tratti, Pirandello.

The work in fact is replete with Saramago signatures, his digressive and unconventional narrative style that leaves you literally out of breath at times because of the never ending sentences where two speakers are distinguished only by commas. See all 14 reviews. Even the author’s tendency to combine what ought to be three pages of dialogue into one run-on sentence strung along by obsessively linked commas feels natural and comprehensible duplicadk the first few instances.

This might have made a fun, quirky jowe, but as a full novel it hits a flat note. Talvez o melhor que li este ano. Trivia About The Double.