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The complete cessation of dying leads to a growing fear among healthcare workers that the system will collapse under its own weight:.

The complete cessation of dying leads to a growing fear among healthcare workers that the intermiencias will collapse under its own weight: Should be interesting to share what we glean from it.


Plus, Saramago was an amazing writer, with a well-deserved Nobel Prize and all. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Saramago begins Death at Intervals with very broad strokes. Religion has lost its reason and its greatest reward, resurrection.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. As saramzgo many of his other works, Saramago largely eschews traditional forms of grammar and punctuation. In the second section of the novel, Saramago zooms in and shows this event on a small scale; his major focus is on death herself and how she relates to the world. Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files.


This is an exercise in conjecture, not realism. Also, Saramago has a very distinct voice that I can’t get enough of. I am on page 70, does this book get any better, or does it keep going on in this vein? The last third of the novel flashed by me.

Las intermitencias de la muerte

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Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Portuguese-language text. Funeral workers, on the other hand, fear the opposite problem: The author leaves no stone unturned, no question unasked, as he takes us on this strange trip. In an unnamed small European country without any explanations people have stopped dying – an eternal dream come true, right?

Where there are nonsensical contradictions, he is the first to point them out and laugh along with you.

I think it’ll be worth the effort. Hopefully a good narrator will somehow make interesting his extreme verbosity too. View all 8 comments. He goes on to explain how this also practically ruins the economy and brings about the maphia who choose this with a ‘ph’ to separate themselves from the regular mafia who create more undying corpses if you don’t bow to their wishes. What’s the Name o As it happened in Blindnessthe realism of it all is striking.

It’s deaththe female noun in so many languages, whose whim led to such perturbances in the function of the state and religion and philosophy. The writing gets a little to get used to.

So I’m listening to this book: Although originally intending muere to analyze this man and discover why he is unique, death eventually becomes infatuated with him, enough so that she takes saramag intermtencias form to meet him.


Despite it’s focus of death and all, it isn’t quite as heavy as most of his novels and will make you laugh at the dark abyss of death as most of this novel is actually darkly hum Out of the half dozen Saramago novels I have read, this is actually my favorite. The book, based in an unnamed, landlocked country at a point in the unspecified past, opens with the end of death. Knjiga mjeseca – Smrt i njeni hirovi.

Unexpectedly human, one would think. Because the guy who wrote this book has received a Nobel Prize in literature for a reason. You can guess what some of his messages were.

Las intermitencias de la muerte by José Saramago

Refresh and try again. Quotes from Death with Interr A book about a place where suddenly nobody dies anymore [s] 5 71 Oct 15, 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. Intermitencizs isn’t uninteresting but it isn’t gripping or enjoyable either. The common citizens, however, generally enjoy their newfound immortality. However, I must saaramago, death yes, without capital d is a fantastic character.