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Threatened, Tertuliano tells him to leave, saying he will call the police. Questions of identity and how we appear to others are rendered with amazing subtlety.

Not to be confused with The Double Dostoyevsky novel. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I highly recommend “The Double” if you like Saramago.

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One I would say he excels at. More explicit than I anticipated and keeping me up late at night with my lamp burning. He has a girlfriend, Maria da Paz, who he kind of likes, and a job which he kind of cares about.

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To ask other readers questions about El hombre duplicadoplease sign up. What is so brilliant about Saramago is he does not spell anything out directly. Tertuliano watches the film and is unimpressed. You need to really absorb the first sections of the book to figure out the full meaning and unravel the plot.

Please add cover to this book 4 14 Jul 22, Saramago’s house in Lanzarote is also open to the public. From being a tale of awe and surprise, assumptions saamago stupefactions, it turns into a tale of deceit and vengeance that nearing the end, has all the makings of a compelling thriller. Like The Prince and the Pauper pulverized, re-shaped, twisted, spun and rebuilt by a genius to make a literary masterpiece of the 21st century.


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El hombre duplicado by José Saramago (4 star ratings)

Iste bu klasik Saramago. L’autore entra spesso nella storia in prima persona, per spiegare al lettore le sue scelte e commentare gli avvenimenti, in un modo estremamente gradevole. After obsessively viewing dozens of other movies by the same production company, he nose results by discovering his name.

What is so brilliant about Saramago is he does not spell anything hombde directly. And the translator must be a genius with words because translating a book where you have to dig up “persipacity” is cuckoo bananas.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. He is divorced, involved in a rather one-sided relationship with a bank clerk, and he is depressed. The language is so playfully rich, especially when our flighty narrator waxes philosophical, that I found myself spending a lot of my reading time copying down memorable passages. Non si tratta di una semplice somiglianza, i due uomini sono assolutamente uguali. Nov 30, David rated it it was ok Shelves: He certainly wasn’t a writer shy of confidence within himself, and he maybe one of the masters of the Long Sentence to the annoyance of some, but from a psychological and moral standpoint he simply sucked me in.

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The truck driver, when questioned by police, said that the passengers in the car appeared to be quarreling before their automobile crossed the center lane and homhre into the truck. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. She deduces that he is not Tertuliano and demands she be allowed to leave.

Things I’m still wondering about: It’s true that he takes the story in some unexpected directions, but that’s to be expected, it keeps you on your toes.


When the two men meet, it is at once apparent that they are indeed doubles. Justin It depends on your tastes. The story itself centers around a weird conceit involving two people who prove to be inexplicably identical, one of whom we come to know closely: Jan 23, K. This was du;licado first Saramago novel and I found it quite enjoyable.

Provate a riscrivere i suoi dialoghi in modo “canonico”, e vedrete annegare la voce di Saramago e i suoi personaggi in un mare di simboli superflui. Thankfully, from my own perspective this is something that wasn’t new, as there was so much still to look forward to later in the novel, his writing style eventually didn’t bother me. The protagonist enjoys loneliness even if the authentically loves his girlfriend and his mother. Il lettore non xaramago modo di annoiarsi grazie anche alla presenza di colpi di scena che condurranno al finale tutt’altro che scontato.

The story unfolds in a way you would never expect.

Why not, Because it’s not healthy for the mind to live cheek by jowl with common sense, eating at the same table, sleeping in the same bed, taking it along to work, and asking its approval or permission before making a move, you’ve got to take a few risks of your own, Who do you mean, All of you, the human race. October 1, Sold by: