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El hombre duplicado has ratings and reviews. Steven José Saramago surpreende sempre e no final nem queremos terminar o livro. o final do livro. The Double (Portuguese: O Homem Duplicado) is a novel by Portuguese author José Saramago, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature. In Portuguese, the . megustaleer – El hombre duplicado – José Saramago.

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London Review od Books. And when the manager tells me I cannot come back, well then I’ll probably just go to my car, because what a jerk. Justin It depends on your tastes.

El hombre duplicado

He wants to be depressed. While watching the movies he notices that one of the extras in the movie is his exact double! 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 protagonist is boring, has a boring life, has boring things happen to him. Ever I did not really enjoy Saramago’s The Double.

Put the violin away. And when the manager tells me I canno I should preface this review with a disclaimer that I both love Jose Saramago and magical realism.

The Double is about a man who discovers another man who looks and sounds exactly like him in every way. The only element of this book that left me unsatisfied was Saramago’s treatment of women in the plot. Hergun karsilastigimiz insanlarla bu kitapta tekrar karsilasiyoruz.


Will the book still be enjoyable if I see the movie? In Portuguese, the title is literally “The Duplicated Man.

The Double

The last, gripping 75 pages or so where the entire plot erupts into action sequences and discoveries. Quotes from El hombre duplicado. Da qui il professore inizia una ricerca ossessiva del proprio doppio, che Saramago segue passo passo, gesto dopo gesto, fino a quando le vite dei due, inizialmente lontanissime, si incroceranno.

You need to really absorb the first sections of the book to figure out the full meaning and unravel the plot. Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in Down to the moles on their forearms and the date of their birth. The girlfriend of the protagonist and the wife of the duplicate man were left in the dark for most of the novel regarding the true motives behind the men’s actions, and their roles were little more than innocent, angelic women who were subject to the whims and indiscretions of the men in their lives.

El hombre duplicado by José Saramago (4 star ratings)

The protagonist’s mother was a more powerful woman, but her only purpose was to be an oracle, presaging the doom that her son was embarking on. And when the manager has to come over and escort me to the door with my purchases, I’ll shout even louder about how much I admire the tale of an old village woman who lived to be This is one of I’m awful at doing reviews and I feel like I never say anything anyone hasn’t already said in their reviews but I’m doing this one because I need to put my astonishment in words once I have no other way of dealing with it.


Retrieved 26 March 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. Upon arrival, the men strip down and find that they are indeed physically identical. But at the end of the book I just felt that it was marginal: Saramago’s house in Lanzarote is also open to the public.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Then the next two-thirds of the book provide extremely detailed subtleties into the nature and personality of the protagonist and his environment.

He shows Tertuliano duplciado letter with Maria’s signature. Saramago has saranago this earlier: But is this a contribution to our literary canon? His life suddenly takes on meaning to solve the mystery of his exact look-alike, he finds his name and ultimately confronts him. 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.

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