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Caim - José Saramago
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9789722120760 (972212076X)
Publisher: Editorial Caminho
Pages no: 182
Edition language: Portuguese
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
2.5 I didn't need it pointed out to see it
So, Saramago goes trolling through the old testament.I really liked "The Gospel according to Jesus Christ", and have read some very interesting takes on the Cain and Abel story (like Unamuno's Abel Sanchez), but I didn't much care for this one. After the first quarter, I had trouble staying engaged,...
Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it
5.0 Caino
È colpa di un dio collerico e crudele, compiaciuto del ricco dono di Abele e contrariato da quello più modesto, ma offerto con amore, di Caino, se la mano si leva contro il fratello. È quindi dio, responsabile dell’azione fratricida di Caino. Compiuto il delitto, Caino, subirà un castigo malvagio. G...
sologdin rated it
Nutshell: nearly posthumous old testament tomfoolery by Nobel Prize winner.Biblical satire, strangely not more effective overall than [b:God the Ultimate Autobiography|893726|God The Ultimate Autobiography|Jeremy Pascall|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1329642961s/893726.jpg|878951], cov...
Ellinor's Litventures
Ellinor's Litventures rated it
Kain is a parody on the bible: After killing his brother Abel Cain is sent around the world and also through time. He witnesses the most important scenes in the Old Testament (e.g. Noah building his Arch, Abraham sacrificing Issac, the dance around the Golden Calf etc). But all scenes are seen throu...
Kinga's Books
Kinga's Books rated it
3.0 Jose Saramago - Cain
In 'Cain', published just a few months before Saramago’s death, the author gets to argue with God one last time. On this occasion his jibes are aimed at the god of the Old Testament, who, as we all know, is an easy target. This god is cruel, proud, jealous, vindictive, inconsistent and often simply ...
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