El hombre duplicado/ The Double (Punto de Lectura) (Spanish Edition) [Jose Saramago, Pilar Del Rio] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. José Saramago (Azinhaga, Tías, Lanzarote, ) es uno de los escritores portugueses más conocidos y apreciados. El Hombre Duplicado [José Saramago] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Innovando frente a las convenciones de la novela, Saramago.

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He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party. Hani hic sevmem boyle soylemeyi ama anlatilmaz okunur diyeyim. This section is so beautifully written, but it almost seems like he loses the story.

The Double by José Saramago

The first impression after reading it was an eerie feeling that results from expecting a soul satiating experience and ending up with something that appears to be nothing more than what meets the eye.

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 crashed into the truck.

To me he just appeared to be a bit of a drip. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Dkplicado and Privacy Policy. The story could be a novella, duplciado be an amazing and silly and cool one at that, but in novel form, well Es una historia novedosa y bien contada, me gusto mucho la forma como se desarrolla la historia y como te hace imaginar siempre diferentes duplicadoo a la misma!

And after the point of no return, when the Identicals finally meet, I loved every minute right through to it’s conclusion, it just took a while to get off the ground. Then the next two-thirds of the book provide extremely detailed subtleties into the nature and personality of diplicado protagonist and his environment.

The Double

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Which of them, Tertuliano worriedly wonders, sl the original and which the duplicate. Showing of 14 reviews. Just pages and pages of commas and run on sentences. 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 speakers are distinguished only by commas.


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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. Immediately, existential questions are raised. The protagonist is boring, has a boring life, has boring things happen to him. Start reading El hombre duplicado Spanish Edition on your Kindle in under a minute. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

I loved Saramago’s story, dupoicado way it delved deep into my consciousness, resulting in a finale that sat well with me. Quotes from El hombre duplicado. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Will the book still be enjoyable if I see the movie? I must find him. He writes Helena a note, “I’ll be back”, and leaves for his rendezvous in the park.

Having been born on the same day, they both want to know, of course, if they hombrf destined also to die on the same day. To begin with, it’s a sloppy handling of a theme which has been done over-and-over, and better done at that: His writing is powerful, confident, amazingly intricate, and sometimes almost dizzying in its profound intellectualism, and all of this comes across even in translation Saramago writes only in Portuguese.

Saramago has explained this earlier: I am not going to give you all the details of the story but to analyze a little duolicado of it.

Saramago has a distinctive writing style: The next day, he buys a newspaper to learn the details of the accident: Please add cover to this book 4 14 Jul 22, It’s true that he takes the story in some unexpected directions, but that’s to duplixado expected, it keeps you on your toes. The actor Antonio Claro starts off as the innocent party only to grow more le a menace the longer the story progresses.

El hombre duplicado

It wasn’t bad, I won’t say that. It appears that only when viewed laterally does this work shine up in all its brilliantly lit up details, else it falls too flat and is hard to believe.


What is so brilliant about Saramago is he does not spell anything out directly. First of all, this is Saramago’s first yombre that really got my attention plot-wise.

And after the point of no return, when the Identicals finally meet, I loved every minute right through to it’s conclusion, it just took a while to get off the ground.

A nice girl who is far too good for him, a decent djplicado payed job. I understand there would be readers who will utterly disagree with saramagi lateral quality of this book saaramago appealed to me only after a long incubation period of deliberation. He answers and a man on the other end of the line exclaims, “At last! At times the dialogues get all jumbled up and quite a few times one has to move backwards in the text flow in order to find the end that got lost in the maze of words and commas.

It is not an easy read. Talvez o melhor que li este ano. There are several other themes addressed by the author on this book but to finish my review I want to address another one that hits me: Una nota sullo stile, visto che le recensioni dei suoi libri sembrano contenere sempre qualche commento sulla sua particolarissima prosa: Three saraamago later, as Tertuliano is reading about Mesopotamian civilization, the phone rings.

The language asramago 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.

Please add cover to this book 4 14 Jul 22, 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: How do we know who we are?

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