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Troublemaker, the Pastor inverts the names of the graves. Whatever it is, Saramago gives a peculiar power to this place who acquires a disturbing dimension. Sep 10, Amari rated it it was amazing.

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It is bleak, but at the same time offers some solace through the main character’s ability to partake in his own, self created adventure. It seems inevitable joze word, as soon as it comes to describe the administration in all its absurd organization, so inhumane and cold.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Secret door into Indian House of Records [s] 9 Aug 25, Saramago’s house in Lanzarote is also open to the public. While Saramago starts out with an interesting subject on which to base his book, A clerk at the Central Registry comes across a card for an unknown woman, and becomes obsessed with hunting her down and collecting as much information as he can about herIt would have done much better as a shorter novel.


Rewritten July 16th Apr 12, Petra Eggs rated it it was amazing Shelves: That was fortuitious, as the other way round would have spoil Generally tate I write a review, I do it straight off and don’t edit much. His prose style is so heavy handed and derivative in it’s originality that it turned me off of the book after only a handful of pages.

Küçük Anılar Çocukluk ve İlkgençlik Anıları – Jose Saramago

One I would think that a book that mixes the two great tastes of Borges and Kafka could do no wrong, but how wrong I one would be. Quotes from All the Names. You know what, I’m sorry that your dead and all, b Forward: The two books not only hang together, fit like pieces of a jigsaw, they are immensely revealing of Saramago’s preoccupations. Then again all those reviewers might say I’ve just completely missed the point myself.

To see what your friends thought njmele this book, please sign up. Refresh and try again. You just got wrapped up in the story and the imagery was so spatial that it basically felt like I had walked into the room of the novel. Saramago relates the novels events in a finely honed and precise way, pervaded with irony, but also playfully mocking with humour.

Lists with This Book. The prose was soft and inviting, even though the story itself revolved so heavily around a bleak, despairing center.

You shouldn’t have cared so much about what I thought. Some nice passages, but otherwise wayyy too slow for how little was happening. He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party.


Firstly it was by accident I read Death with Interruptions first and then this one. You know what, I’m sorry that your dead and all, but fuck you, this was a low shot Saramago. The title simply refers to the miles of archival records among which the protagonist toils at the Registry of Births, Marriages and Deaths in an unnamed small city whose inhabitants still live by ancient and tight rules and regulations.

All the Names

Blindness and Seeing left strong lasting impressions on me, and I expected this novel to do the same. He would probably have reacted harshly to the suggestion that he had created perhaps ‘outlined’ is a better verb, but then again perhaps there is no adequate word at all a sort of religion without a deity, the core of which is a humble irony laced with wit and grace.

I also saramavo want to review the book s but just give my reactions to them. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Registered Redemption Most of Saramago’s themes are found here: Short passage of black pastoral in a cemetery invades free, wild vegetation.