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The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis (Harvest in Translation) - José Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero
The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis (Harvest in Translation)
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The year: 1936. Europe dances while an invidious dictator establishes himself in Portugal. The city: Lisbon-gray, colorless, chimerical. Ricardo Reis, a doctor and poet, has just come home after sixteen years in Brazil. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.
The year: 1936. Europe dances while an invidious dictator establishes himself in Portugal. The city: Lisbon-gray, colorless, chimerical. Ricardo Reis, a doctor and poet, has just come home after sixteen years in Brazil. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156996938 (0156996936)
ASIN: 156996936
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 358
Edition language: English
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Dezinosent
Dezinosent rated it
Šta da kažem a da ne bude suvišno, sa svakom pročitanom knjigom me sve više oduševljava ovaj čovek. Radnja se konstantno odvija bez naglih skokova i padova, događaji bukvalno klize kao perle niz nisku tako da se sve vreme osećaš kao da ležiš na oblaku. Rečenice klasične, saramagovski duge ali mozak ...
Kris' Books.
Kris' Books. rated it
"Ricardo Reis lowers the newspaper to look at himself in the mirror, a reflection that is twice deceiving because it shows a deep space then shows that the space is a mere surface where nothing actually happens, only the illusion, external and silent, of persons and things, a tree overhanging a lak...
snipkin
snipkin rated it
5.0 Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis (Panther S.)
This book is actually written by Portugese author Jose Saramago (NOT Giovanni Pontiero who is the translator). I cannot seem to edit and correct this. Anyway, it is one of the best books I've ever read (15 years ago)- but I am not sure I would read it now.
demerson19
demerson19 rated it
4.0 The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis
Another great novel by Saramago, although I found it tougher to immerse myself in compared to two previous novels of his. Saramago is a philosophical writer, so plot plays a role, but really in terms of providing a vehicle for Saramago's ideas. His political leanings are used in the book, but the fo...
anatarouca
anatarouca rated it
4.0 The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis
O Ano da Morte de Ricardo Reis, tudo gira à volta de Fernando Pessoa e dos seus heterónimos. Saramago tem uma escrita difícil, complexa mas gostei bastante.
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