El hombre duplicado/ The Double (Punto de Lectura) (Spanish Edition) [Jose Saramago, Pilar Del Rio] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. José Saramago (Azinhaga, Tías, Lanzarote, ) es uno de los escritores portugueses más conocidos y apreciados. El Hombre Duplicado [José Saramago] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Innovando frente a las convenciones de la novela, Saramago.

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She deduces that he is not Tertuliano and demands she be allowed to leave. Bu kitapta da hikaye oldukca muhim ve enteresan elbette ancak bana kalirsa uslup ve o buram buram karamizah hikayenin cok cok onunde.

El hombre duplicado

But is this a contribution to our literary duplicafo The first part of the book might even be described as dull, as the long and apparently rambling sentences, conversations without quotes, and occasional asides from his omniscient narrator set saramagp a picture of an unsympathetic and drab antihero, a depressed history Saramago was a unique literary magician, and this is one of his most hauntingly memorable books.

What I didn’t particularly like was Tertuliano himself, a guy who meandered through life feeling like someone owed him a favour. 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 hobre to put my astonishment in words once I have no other way of dealing with it.

The Double

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What I didn’t particularly like was Tertuliano himself, a guy who meandered through life feeling like hombrr owed him a favour. After obsessively viewing dozens of other movies by the same production company, he gets results by discovering his name. Innovando frente a las convenciones de la novela, Saramago convierte la voz narradora en sujeto activo, en un juego metaliterario que pone al servicio de la historia y que va mucho mas alla de las rupturas estrictamente formales.


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The last, gripping 75 pages or so where the entire plot erupts into action sequences and discoveries. Retrieved December 5, Una novela que se lee con la avidez de un relato de intriga pero que nos sumerge en las cuestiones esenciales de la vida.

Sep 24, Ama rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Justin It depends on your tastes.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is a step backward His life is never the same from then on and he takes upon himself the task of solving this mystery quite literally to its bitter end.

This might have made a fun, quirky novella, but as a full novel it hits a flat note. This is a wonderful and diverting choice for anyone willing to engage in the slight relinquishment of common sense that this novel and the genre requires. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Like all of Saramago’s books, this one starts with a puzzling anomaly in the normal, regimented, and dull life of an unassuming nobody living in a large, identity-robbing city. This question is answered every day with your name, ID or whatever but TMA the protagonist had a perfect, but boring, life as a teacher thinking he knew who he was and it was suddenly contested by this fact.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Once when blanketed by the mist of reverie and sub consciousness, he imagines; “,but the fact that boulder carried on back of the Amorite should have reminded him that he hadn’t phoned his mother for nearly a week, even the most skilled interpreter of dreams would have been incapable of explaining to us, having excluded outright as insulting and ill intentioned, the easy interpretation that, deep down, and never daring to confess as much to himself, he thinks of his progenitor as a heavy burden.


The last pages or so are absolutely gripping and the denouement is very clever – many readers may not get that far, but those who do may find the book unforgettable.

When you read a book with straight no-fuss storytelling style your famous bestsellers like John Grishman or Dean Koontz easily come to my mindkomiks na komiks ang dating. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

El hombre duplicado by José Saramago (4 star ratings)

The book is very different from the movie, so there’s no reason you need to limit yourself to one or the other. 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.

You need to really absorb the first sections of the book to figure out the full meaning and unravel the plot. The main character, Tertuliano, becomes obsessed with the idea of meeting the person he takes to be his double, a bit part actor called Antonio Claro. We pause [to breath] and even, as Saramsgo say in my books, the …more Saramago has explained this earlier: I highly recommend “The Double” saeamago you like Saramago.

Get to Know Us. Published October 4th by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt first published He certainly wasn’t a writer shy of confidence within himself, and he maybe one of the masters of the Long Sentence to the annoyance saramavo some, but from a psychological and moral standpoint he simply sucked me in.