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Open Preview Saramzgo a Problem? Also, Saramago uses irony and sarcasm to add comedy to a dramatic story with an irregular ending and complex characters. View all 4 comments.

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To me he just appeared to be a bit of a drip. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Margaret Jull Costa Translator. View all 21 comments.

I should preface this review with a disclaimer that I both love Jose Saramago and magical realism. Las intermitencias de la muerte Spanish Edition Kindle Edition. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. He believes he is depressed.

I see myself as an oral narrator when I write and that the words by me written ought to be read as well as to be heard. I just did not expect it to end that way. May 22, BlackOxford rated it it was amazing Shelves: He is divorced, involved in a rather one-sided relationship with a bank clerk, and he is depressed.

To me he just appeared to be a bit of a drip. The double, a figure just as unlikable as its model, then tries to live the protagonist’s life. We pause [to breath] and even, as I say in my books, the only two punctuation marks are the full stop or period, in American English and the comma, are not punctuation marks, they are a pause, a brief pause and a long pause.


Put the violin away. Djplicado explicit than I anticipated and keeping me up late at night with my lamp burning. Marquez’s or even Khaled Hosseini’s, you will be surprised to find out that those styles not only can work too but work with magic and it offers variety.

Filmde bir figuranin tipatip kendisi oldugunu farkediyor. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The long continuous sentences and detailed faintly comic descriptions of Tertuliano’s comings and goings started to annoy me after a while, Saramago may be a Nobel laureate who feels obliged to write like a Prose experimentalist filling the pages with hardly any paragraph breaks, but for hapless reader it’s a bit like Marmite.

Meanwhile, Tertuliano and Maria get engaged to be married. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Hombe. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I understand there would be readers who will utterly disagree with any lateral quality of this book which appealed to me only after a long incubation period of deliberation. This was a self-inflicted punishment by an insipid reader trying to introduce himself to a compulsively revolting writer!

Even the author’s tendency to combine what ought to be three pages of dialogue into saeamago run-on sentence strung along by obsessively linked commas feels natural and comprehensible after the first few instances. Threatened, Tertuliano tells him to leave, saying he will call the police. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.


What I didn’t particularly like was Tertuliano himself, a guy who meandered through life feeling like someone owed him a favour.

Quotes from El hombre duplicado. Ever I did not really enjoy Saramago’s The Double. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

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The work in fact is replete with Saramago signatures, his digressive and unconventional narrative style that leaves you literally out of breath at times because of the never ending sentences where two saaramago are distinguished only by commas. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. One day Tertuliano rents a movie recommended by a colleague and sees a bit actor who looks exactly like him.

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Among my favorite qualities of this world is its paranoid atmosphere, with Tertuliano going to extreme lengths to disguise himself lest his identicality with this actor should be discovered by random passersby. Incredibly hard to read! Saramago was a unique literary magician, and this is one of his most hauntingly memorable books. 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.