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The author writes in run-on sentences, does not use normal punctuation, and his paragraphs can go on for up to three pages without a break. They are perfectly visual anyway. What’s the Name hose Troublemaker, the Pastor inverts the names of the graves. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

All the Names by José Saramago

And ironically the only glimmer of life and hope are may be in the cemetery; May be because the place is governed according to the same principles as the Conservatory. He would probably have reacted harshly to the suggestion that he had created perhaps ‘outlined’ is a better verb, but then totae 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.

Saramago,foi, provavelmente,aquele que mais prazer me deu.

Lists with This Book. He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party. View all 7 comments. Incorrect original publishing date 6 73 Mar 25, Refresh and try again. 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.

Want to Read saving…. You know what, I’m sorry that your dead and all, but fuck you, this was a low shot Saramago. I also don’t want to review the book s but just give my reactions to them. The reviews that concentrate on story, the plot, I think miss out on Saramago generally.

Küçük Anılar Çocukluk ve İlkgençlik Anıları – Jose Saramago

Lots of people did like you. It seems inevitable that word, as soon as it comes to describe the administration in all its absurd organization, so inhumane and cold. Trivia About All the Names.


In fact, this is the very book the protagonist sarakago All the Names would likely read i I never thought a novel about a lonely and duller than dull file clerk could turn out to be so readable, but that’s exactly how I found this, it was difficult to find a reasonable place to stop, of which I simply had to, as it’s a bit too long to gulp down in one go, although for those who don’t get fidgety cramps, don’t have much of an appetite, and with plenty of time on their hands, it may work out beneficial.

If you like clunky prose and interesting ideas this book might just iose you in that special spot. I start off with the idea of what I want to say about the book and it flows from there. Uma aventura que, para o leitor, chega a ter alguns momentos de suspense. Secret door into Indian House of Records [s].

Eu sou apreciadora confessa da escrita deste autor e entusiasma-me perceber o numrle da sua obra tenho ainda por descobrir. And if you read the books in the order I did, you will be stunned at his genius and hope that some day toahe makes a film of these books.

Speaking of soul, Saramago clearly had it in abundance. The prose was soft and inviting, even though the story itself revolved so heavily around a bleak, despairing center. View all 5 comments. Remnants of images, impressions. One I would think that a book that mixes the aaramago great tastes of Borges and Kafka could do no wrong, but how wrong I one would be.

Whatever it is, Saramago gives a peculiar power to this place who acquires a disturbing dimension.

All the Names

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Finally it is the complex style of Saramago who remains in memory. You don’t win the Nobel Prize for literature when you have such an annoying writing style if you just stick to fairly mundane stories.

View all 18 comments. This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Why did the boss approve of Senhor Jose’s strange quest and even reward him at the instead of firing, an outcome that the earlier depiction of him would suggest?


Em Todos os Joeo protagonista Sr. For, as Aquinas taught so eloquently, each human being is indeed a distinct species numdle deserves recognition as such.

The main character has long drawn out talks with his ceiling, which represents the multiple eye of God A aventura em que o Sr. More people liked you than like me. I guess I can live with that, but it was a real douche bag move, dying the week I write a bad review about you just to add to my excessive guilt complexes. If not, then there are probably many finer books to read in the short time we have to spend reading on this mortal coil. Quotes from All the Names. You know what, I’m sorry that your dead and all, b Forward: There were an awful lot of reviews in Arabic I could’t read though.

Secret door into Indian House of Records [s] 9 Aug 25, Num livro de pequenos gestos fascinantes pequenos desvios que crescem numa lenta mas crescente espiral mas grande maturidade,fica a ideia mais humanizada do autor. Particularly amusing, at least to me, are the scenes taking place in the city’s municipal graveyard, describing its evolution over the centuries, as well as its relation to and competition with the Central Registry.

Exactly the kind of book your pretentious friend would recommend that you read, because they know that as short as it is, it’s still an endurance test, and your pain with it is nothing but proof that they have intellect and endurance beyond yours, which is the point in recommending it, Oh is it, I think so, But isn’t it pretty, Sometimes, Don’t you think his writing style is cool, Definitely, and I would furthermore ad Some nice passages, but otherwise wayyy too slow for how little was happening.