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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. Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in He tells of people with their guts spilled out somehow living on and other horrific conditions to a similar effect.

Perhaps it will leave an aftertaste? And why do I have those pesky tears glistening in the corners of my eyes? To ask other readers questions about Las intermitencias de la muerteplease sign up. Ma quali sono le conseguenze della scomparsa della morte? Lists with This Book. ce

This is an exercise in conjecture, not realism. Quotes from Death with Interr View all 8 comments. What if it were true? This book is filled with wisdom about death, life, our tendencies as mortal creatures. It’s deaththe female noun mudrte so many languages, whose whim led to such perturbances in the function of the state and religion and philosophy. There are so many surprising turns, so many dark corners of human experience that are uncovered in this free exploration, that are not acknowledged by any other writer.

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What makes this work is that he does not expect you to suspend disbelief. Well, this is what happens in this book.

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For example, religion is one of them. It’s death, a stranger to failure, who sets out to investigate and to set the matters right, unprepared for what is waiting for her.

Initially I found this rather tedious.

Saramago takes something most people would view as a great nuerte – to live forever – and puts it on an ugly display as a terrifying curse. Unexpectedly human, one would think.

The New York Times. It’s all delivered in the voice that is both dry and witty, detached yet flourishing, both mocking and serious. 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. Ingermitencias industry develops so quickly that the government itself becomes beholden to the maphioso, even bringing it to the brink of war with its neighbors.

Eternal life, the eternal dream. I hope it improves one way or the other. View all 5 comments. To some degree maybe the parts, the consonantiaas Aquinas would have put it, are better than the integritasor the whole. Yes, the entirety of the novel does seem a bit fragmented, however its ability to penetrate an issue such as death and its spirited treatment of it deserves high praise. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Death is a woman, a beautiful woman, who takes interest upon a lone mortal who evades her scythe.


Because he is brilliant, that’s why. Should be interesting to share what we glean from it. Death is a part of life; death is a quality that makes us human, death is even an economic pillar.

Las intermitencias de la muerte

The book ends, as it began, by interkitencias that no one intrrmitencias the next day. And because he decided to play around with this story, leaving us – or at least me – unable to resist its pull.

People lose jobs no more jobs for undertakers or gravediggers, and so many others that depended on it. Saramago once again does the impossible and all I can say is that after the last page you can’t help but say “aww”.

The paragraphs are very long too, therefore, people with short attention span have to be patient if they want to read this book. Do you want to live forever?