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See all 3 questions about Las intermitencias de la muerte…. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There are snippets, conversations, which surprised me with sly intelligence and wry wit. What a disaster of a world is made in the first pages. Want to Read saving…. Though, he not always provides a clear alternative. La caverna Spanish Edition Kindle Edition.

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What makes this work is that he does not expect you to muertte disbelief. Showing of 32 reviews. You need to jpse a fan of Saramago to enjoy this book. Death reemerges not long thereafter, this time as a woman named death the lowercase name is used to signify the difference between the death who ends the life of people, and the Death who will end all of the Universe. The dream of eternal life has founded religions that changed the shape of the world.

A book about a place where suddenly nobody dies anymore [s]. The entire thing is as absurd as it is refreshing.

View all 18 comments. Lo stratagemma narrativo offre a Saramago l’occasione di dileggiare non solo le istituzioni statali ed ecclesiastiche, ma gli atteggiamenti, le reazioni tipiche dell’uomo che tende a sfruttare a proprio vantaggi “Io non sono la Morte, sono semplicemente morte”- SCIOPERO!!!!


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The dream of immortality has always fascinated humanity. The Catholic Church feels threatened by this new laa of events, as the end of death would call into question one of the fundamental foundations of their dogma: The last third of the novel flashed by me.

People lose jobs no more jobs for undertakers or gravediggers, and so many others that depended on it. The book, based in an unnamed, landlocked country at a point in the unspecified past, opens with the end of death. So death for example may be lethal but perhaps it is not morbid. As a rather imaginative sarxmago dealing with a very familiar yet unwelcome theme, sarsmago manages to paint death in a fair and, ironically, impersonal light without being emotional or needlessly sentimental. I won’t go into the plot and spoil what happens in case you have not yet read this, but I never thought I’d read a book about Death as a main character and describe it as ‘cute’ and like it for that.

Las intermitencias de la muerte

I had read some bad reviews at Google Play Store saying this book is divided in two phases and that the second one is not very good. The only and true protagonist of this story is death itself or herself. What else can we want now, once the threat of unavoidable demise has been removed seemingly forever, once the unstoppable Grim R The dream of immortality has always fascinated humanity.

The paragraphs are very long too, therefore, people with short attention span have to be patient if they want to read this book. It is NOT difficult to read, give it a few pages and I promise you will grasp it.


I love everything about Saramago. Listening to this book I hope is going to give the nugget of genius story-telling that I love Saramago for. What is there to fear then? The violet-envelope-encased letters create a frenzy in the country, as people are not just returned to dying, but also must face the specter of receiving one of these letters and having muertee fate sealed with it. What would that represent? One gets the sense of a writer simply exploring a premise with great freedom and a lack of embarrassment.

And why can’t I stop myself from sighing and quietly saying, “Aww And he is always amazing us: Refresh and interimtencias again. This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication. Do you want to live forever? What’s the Name o Who, after all, at some point in life, hasn’t asked why do we have to die? The industry develops so quickly that the government itself becomes beholden to the maphioso, even bringing it to the brink saarmago war with its neighbors.

A very surprising and new story related to the first two phases but completely apart, only Saramago can do this.