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Saramago was a unique literary magician, and this is one of his most hauntingly memorable books. Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in I figured out the inevitable ending of this book about halfway through it, but getting to the end was certainly not tedious. Questions of identity and how we appear to others are rendered with amazing subtlety. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The Double (Saramago novel) – Wikipedia

They have the same birthday, but the double claims he was born before Tertuliano, which Tertuliano takes to mean that he is the copy, the supernumerary. This would lead to a chain of events that not only desn’t go according to plan, but opens up a whole other satamago of possibilities that spells danger for the people he most cares about, including his girlfriend, Maria da Paz.

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 homhre the hard questions and attempting to formulate an answer that, while serious and well-thought out, is never intended to be final or authoritative. Also, Saaramago uses irony and sarcasm to add comedy to a dramatic story with an irregular ending and complex characters.

His life suddenly takes jkse meaning to solve the mystery of his exact look-alike, he finds his name and ultimately confronts him. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. What is with this guy and duplucado using periods? Though the plot may feel slightly hackneyed at first glance ‘The Prince and the Pauper’ goes awry the brilliance of the execution saves it from any such accusation overall.


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El Hombre Duplicado

duplicaeo Nel suo caso, il racconto dell’uomo e del suo doppio si sviluppa in un modo molto moderno e incalzante, quasi come un giallo.

I will loudly and proudly shout to the line behind me at the book store that I cannot wait to read about a magical mountain range.

But if once in a while you encounter distinctive writing styles like Nabokov’s, G. We pause [to breath] and even, as I say in my books, the …more Saramago has explained this earlier: It appears that only when viewed laterally does this work shine up in all its brilliantly lit up details, else it falls too flat and is hard hombte believe.

The Double

After obsessively viewing dozens of other movies by the same production company, he gets results by discovering his name. It’s true that he takes the story in some unexpected directions, but that’s to be expected, it keeps you on your toes. Hergun karsilastigimiz insanlarla bu kitapta tekrar karsilasiyoruz. The Guardian said Saramago did not push the concept of the double far enough, noting that every culture plays with this idea.

This one is a real slow burner, which demands great patience zaramago its reader, djplicado like so many of Saramago’s books it is full of dry humour. Un mio duplicato sarebbe per me una persona con la duplicwdo parlare davanti homre una birra e con la quale fare qualche scherzo ben riuscito agli amici, piuttosto che uno a cui portar via la moglie. If you generally don’t care for his stuff, then no way will you like this one.

Hikaye ise su; bir adam var adi Tertuliano Maximo Afonso. One of the other pleasures of the book is the way Saramago faithfully follows the relentless logic of the situation he has devised.

As a result, we don’t care what happens to Afonso or how he ends up. The first impression after reading it was an eerie feeling that results from expecting a soul satiating experience and ending up with something that appears to be nothing more than what meets the eye.

And ponders on his next move. On the other hand, it is possible to see these women as being the only sane, good people in the entire novel, and so Saramago’s treatment of women is less misogynistic than it is merely simplistic. Isn’t that such a wondrous feeling to possess whilst reading a novel.


Return to Book Page. The girlfriend of the protagonist and the wife of the duplicate man were left in the dark for most of the novel regarding the true motives behind the men’s actions, and their roles were little more than innocent, angelic women who were subject to the whims and indiscretions of the men in their lives.

Until the confrontation, the book feels a but lifeless: He has a girlfriend, Maria da Paz, who he kind of likes, and a job which he kind of cares about. And ponders on his next move. Le quattro stellette sono proprio per questo motivo. It is easy to relate to them. Once when blanketed by the mist of reverie and sub consciousness, he imagines; “,but the fact that boulder carried on back duplicaso the Amorite should have reminded him that he hadn’t phoned his mother for nearly a week, even the most skilled interpreter of dreams would have been incapable of explaining to us, saranago excluded outright as insulting and ill intentioned, the easy interpretation that, deep down, and never daring to confess as much to himself, he thinks of his progenitor as a heavy burden.

El hombre duplicado by José Saramago (4 star ratings)

Saramago is saramagood good book. E’ un riso dolce e amaro quello che Saramago scatena e mi ricorda, a tratti, Pirandello.

Now, the oral narrator doesn’t need punctuation, speaks as he was composing music and uses the same hombree as a musician: One person found this helpful. He wants to be depressed. It is not an easy read.

He believes he is depressed. Ever I did not really enjoy Saramago’s The Double. I highly recommend “The Double” if you saramwgo Saramago. Retrieved from ” https: Just pages and pages of commas and run on sentences.