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Es una historia novedosa y bien contada, me gusto mucho la forma como se desarrolla la historia y como te hace imaginar siempre diferentes giros a la misma!

The Double (Saramago novel) – Wikipedia

Saramago chooses not to delimit by quotation marks; when the speaker changes, Saramago capitalizes the first letter of the new speaker’s clause. 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 josw very quiet and saramaog 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.

The last, gripping 75 pages or so where the entire plot erupts into action sequences and discoveries. This was my first Saramago novel and I found it quite enjoyable.


See all 14 reviews. His life is never the same from then on and he takes upon himself the task of solving this mystery quite literally to its bitter end.

This would lead to a chain of events that not only desn’t go according euplicado plan, but opens up a whole other set of possibilities that spells danger for the people he most cares about, including his girlfriend, Maria da Paz.

Man, I hated this book. Published October 1st by Alfaguara first published There’s nothing particularly new in positing a logical world and then introducing an absurd element which leads to an unravelling of identity.

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Do they become parts of the other simply by knowing of the other’s existence? Whether a different version of Christ’s Passion, or an account of the universal scourge of being sightless, Saramago has found in these primordial narratives fodder for his own fictional world. I am me, and I want to keep it that way. The prose is well done in many sections, though awkward in others, but the story feels like a dwarf trying to fill a giant’s suit: Retrieved December 18, This felt kind of like a more sinister “The Parent Trap” or dropped episode of The Twilight Zone dropped for being too long maybe.

When the two men meet, it is at once apparent that they are indeed doubles. Ensayo sobre la ceguera Spanish Edition.

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I figured out the inevitable ending of this book about halfway through it, but getting to the end was certainly not tedious. I should preface this review with a disclaimer that I both love Jose Saramago and magical realism.


Things I’m still wondering about: English Choose a language for shopping. What is so brilliant about Saramago is he does not spell anything out directly.

It ends at a terrible point Retrieved 26 March Not Enabled Screen Reader: But he couldn’t, a curiosity built up inside him. If you generally don’t care for his stuff, then no way will you like this one. When you read a book with straight no-fuss storytelling style your famous bestsellers like John Grishman or Dean Koontz duuplicado come to my mindkomiks na komiks ang dating.

This style makes reading his novel quite difficult and if you are not used to it, you might say that he has excess unnecessary verbiage. Down to the moles on their forearms and the date of their birth.

He simply hasn’t the mind anymore to wallow in pity knowing joose out there. Quotes from The Double. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. He writes Helena a note, “I’ll be back”, and leaves for his rendezvous in the park. If you are new to him, working your way through can be tedium indeed.