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It is set in Porto, Portugal, and follows a murder investigation after a headless body has been found. Lists with This Book.

Beside the engaging descriptions of Firmino’s small adventures, Oporto and its damasceeno foodand the nicely drawn characters — Don Fernando, Manolo the gypsy, and others — Tabucchi also puts a lot of thought into this novel. Il tutto in meno di pagine, a dimostrazione che un bravo autore non ha bisogno di gonfiare una trama con parole inutili.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Considering what it was up against it still deserves 4 stars. Here we meet whether human kind is evil at its core, laws and regulations necessarily put in place to hold it in check or do institutions If I read it out loud I realized I had been fooled.

Un noir, per lo stile. Un romanzo che cattura il lettore con il suo implacabile respiro narrativo e nel quale giganteggia la figura dell’avvocato Fernando de Mello Sequeira, detto Loton: L’andamento di un thriller.

He notifies the Guardia Nacional, the police department in Oporto, and the crime is reported by the local media. Well-written, it is affecting and thoughtful, and it resonates lightly long after one has finished it. And there’s a lot of theoretical discussion going on, so if that’s not your thing, you may get very bored very quickly.


Estos son casos de Grundnorm: Editorial Reviews Language Notes Text: It’s not really a murder mystery, so it’s suitable for read Set in Portugal of the s, The Missing Head of Damasceno Monteiro was inspired by a real event: Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here are merely those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review as a whole.

The rotund seasoned attorney who understands how monteio use and expand upon the info to strategically increase the pressure on the believed perpetrators of the murder. La testa perduta di Damasceno Monteiro – Italia.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Still with these thoughts lingering in the back of my mind I was slowly savouring the ending of The Missing Head of Damasceno Monteirowhen… I was reading a book written 20 years ago by someone who is no more, but I was actually reading my thoughts from last night.

Tabucchi was first introduced to Pessoa’s works in the s when attending the Sorbonne. If not being able to put a book down is an endorsement, and when once put down there’s not a feeling of shame and muzziness, then I wholeheartedly endorse it! Set up a giveaway.

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La testa perduta di Damasceno Monteiro by Antonio Tabucchi

Deeply in love with Portugal, he was an expert, critic and translator of the works of the writer Fernando Pessoa from whom he drew the conceptions of saudade, of fiction damascfno of the heteronyms.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Der verschwundene Kopf des Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: In particolare l’avvocato Loton, complesso ed incomprensibile miscuglio di sangue nobile e partigianeria socialista, da sempre nelle aulte di tutti i tribunali contro le prevaricazioni del nuovo potere sui poveri; o il meraviglioso capo gitano Manolo, vecchio e curvo ma ancora capace di portare con fierezza l’immagina di una cultura in declino e svuotata di energia ma non ancora sconfitta dalla storia.

It’s not really a murder mystery, so it’s suitable for readers who don’t do crime fiction, and it’s very well written.

La testa perduta di Damasceno Monteiro

The first person narrator is a young journalist teaming with a corpulent older lawyer from this small town in Portugal. E, insieme, un inchiesta giornalistica. Of course, Tabucchi would never write a simple, straightforward mystery novel, and this book is, in fact, something damascdno different.

Reading it has made me want to read Queneau again, who has a similar lightness of touch and peculiarly innocent style of investigation into basic questions of existence.

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