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First released in in its original Portuguese, the novel was translated into English by Margaret Jull Costa in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Intermigencias that moment on, the destiny of human kind will be to live eternally.

He is poking around, trying to kick up a worthy subject from under the dust, and it is clear from this haphazard approach that he really has no idea of the direction the novel will take. View all 19 comments.

The book can be separated into two parts, the first part is a study of conceptual death or more accurately the loss thereof, and how it would affect the lives of the mortal beings suddenly deemed inermitencias. Love towards the life humans live, and… is she falling in love with someone? Death reemerges not long thereafter, this time as a woman named death the lowercase name is used to signify the difference between the death who ends the life of people, and the Death who will end all of the Universe.


I promise you the book is worth it, muette the concept is very interesting, and keeps interesting throughout the book.

Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter. There are many important themes addressed in this book.

Las Intermitencias de la Muerte

The day is normal, nothing seems out of place… except people are not dying anymore. It’s all delivered in the voice that is both dry and witty, detached yet flourishing, both mocking and serious.

To ask other readers questions about Las intermitencias de la muerteplease sign up. By using this site, you agree to the Terms lx Use and Privacy Policy. Contemporary Fiction Crime Crime Fiction. The surprising strangeness of the second half of the novel justifies the meanderings of the first.

A lws period of euphoria is followed by despair and chaos. What if it were true? She announces, through a missive sent to the media, that her experiment has ended, and people will begin dying again. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I would highly recommend this to any Saramago fan, and to anyone new to this Nobel laureate’s works although I think Blindness might be a better starting point. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

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Out of the half dozen Saramago novels I have read, this is actually my favorite. The entire iintermitencias is as absurd as it is refreshing. A book about a place where suddenly nobody dies anymore [s]. For example, religion is one of them. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions No one writes quite like Saramago.

Ad una prima parte, dunque, prettamente sarcastica e che tende a distruggere, ne segue una seconda maggiormente grottesca che porta a termine una trasformazione. Despite it’s focus of death and all, it isn’t quite as heavy as most of his novels and will make you laugh sarqmago the dark abyss of death as most of this novel is actually darkly al Out of the half dozen Saramago novels I have read, this is actually my favorite.


Las intermitencias de la muerte

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It is NOT difficult to read, give it a few pages and I promise you will grasp it. View all 8 comments. The first part of the novel is more or less Saramago’s imagination exploring all sides of his idea. Saramago knows saranago most of us know but don’t know how to say. And because he decided inter,itencias play around with this story, leaving us – or at least me – unable to resist its pull.

I …more Somewhere around the middle it was boring, but then, when death becomes the main character, it became one of my favourite books.

I won’t go into the plot and spoil what happens in case you have not yet read this, but I never thought I’d read a book about Death as a main character and describe it as ‘cute’ and like it for that.

intdrmitencias Slowly the country finds itself disoriented for what to do, immersed in a new confusion. View all 24 comments.

Death discovers that, without reason, this man has mistakenly not been killed.