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"The Asylum In Which We Find Ourselves": Jose Saramago's Blindness and the Inscrutable We's

Who are the ‘we’? They creep up in the middle of Saramago’s narration inconspicuously–I was not even aware they were there until well into the second chapter. 577 more words

Leituras do Momento

Eu não escrevo faz um tempo, então decidi dar uma passadinha e contar o que eu estou lendo. Bom, eu entrei numa vibe bem nerd nos ultimos dias, e como todo nerd amo Star Wars e Star Trek, mas não é nada sobre eles que venho falar, além do que eu queria continuar na nerdice, mas queria uma coisa diferente, foi aí que me surgiu “O Guia do Mochileiro das Galáxias”, de Douglas Adams. 238 more words

Was unterscheidet gute Literatur von der weniger guten?

Man könnte denken, es sei die Sprache. Wäre es die Sprache, dann hätte es Aussagen à là „Und Dan Brown, das ist auch wirklich gute Literatur“ nie gegeben. 283 more words

Catcher In The Rye

Ослепший мир Сарамаго

Я не часто читаю современников, так как слишком много жду от книги, когда беру ее в руки, и слишком многие книги, написанные на рубеже XX-XXI вв., меня часто разочаровывали. 88 more words

Art

Blindness

Published in 1995, Blindness is José Saramago’s most famous novel. It was translated into English two years later, and just came into my hands in 2014. 1,837 more words

Literature

Cain - José Saramago

‘The history of mankind is the history of our misunderstandings with god, for he doesn’t understand us, and we don’t understand him’

I had a slight moment of confusion after picking up this book for the first time. 530 more words

Humour