Atribuida por su autor a Bernardo Soares, «personalidad literaria» de quien dijo Pessoa «soy yo menos el raciocinio y la afectividad», esta maravilla es el. Libro del desasosiego de Bernardo Soares / The Book of Disquiet of Bernardo Soares by Fernando Pessoa, , available at Book Depository with . Fernando Pessoa. Libro del desasosiego. Fernando Pessoa. Libro del desasosiego. Image may contain: text. Likes3 Comments93 Shares. English (US).

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Libro del desasosiego by Fernando Pessoa (2 star ratings)

Especially when one’s own supposed intellect is the focus of one’s entire attention. Credit 3 14 Nov 17, At times ebullient with joy, at times succumbed with sadness, this understated tapestry of febrile ruminations is sure to strike a chord with everyone at certain meeting points: The work purports to be the product of the heteronymic author, Bernardo Soares, a figment of Pessoa’s imagination.

I see that the Penguin classic version of the book has pages, while the Serpent’s tail version of it has only pages. Rather than finding myself chuckling at the author’s skewed view of self, I found myself more or less bored to the point of anger by the tedium of it all. I would go as far as to say I’m finding it a bit interesting now. Some sentences, passages I found myself marvelling over and reading again and again, other parts just didn’t gel.


I am reluctant to describe it as Existentialism, because of the apparent lack of Humanism. To ask other readers questions about Libro del desasosiegoplease sign up. This book is not for everyone though. Este me lo acabo. If you don’t speak Portuguese I would recommend the translation by Richard Zenith, as he is of Portuguese descent, editor of one of the Portuguese …more If you don’t speak Portuguese I would recommend the translation by Richard Zenith, as he is of Portuguese descent, editor of one of the Portuguese versions and considered by many one of the greatest Pessoa’s expert.

Libro Del Desasosiego by Fernando Pessoa (Hardcover)

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Nov 23, K. For The Book of Disquiet ends up being frightfully, dreadfully boring.

At times I was 3-starring this, especially toward the end, because it got to be a drag reading about all this “life is a dream” and “tedium again” and “death is better than life, only then I wouldn’t be able to bemoan life, which is my bread and butter” stuff.

Yes, the first pages captures your fancy, but the rest of the book is just a show and tell about some project you know you did well on but you want to make it clear on how good it is. Unfortunately, the tedium all too often outweighs the brilliance.


I skim read much of the second half. Manufacturer warranty may not apply Learn more about Amazon Global Store. This category desadosiego books that try too hard. My ideal would be to live everything through novels and to use real life for resting up. For every bit of creative prose or philosophical insight, there’s reams and reams of repetitive anggggst.

I hate it when this happens. Found myself going back and forth, that’s what worked for me. What is the reason for this difference in page number? Too often, the book slipped from healthy self-deprecation to self-loathing.

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Libro del desasosiego by Fernando Pessoa (4 star ratings)

Fascinating in it’s coldness towards others and the world, while still retaining an almost idealized hope of beauty in the world.

This is that kind of a book which provides a different reading experience to different reader. I definitely prefer it this way. Life and pessooa Abyss: In your mind, picture an old man who dines in a nearby cafe everyday.