Explore IE’s board “José Saramago” on Pinterest. José Saramago – Portuguese writer and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature. .. Amor a dios. Y tengo que decir que es bueno describir a Dios, porque cada quien lo tiene y lo ve de distinta manera. . “El factor Dios”, del que tanto habla, ese ilustre ateo, llamado José Saramago, es un Factor que ocupa y cuestiona la. 3 Composiciones de Azio Corghi a partir de la obra de José Saramago . En definición suya, “Dios es el silencio del universo, y el ser humano, el grito que da . Diario El País, 18/09/ “El factor Dios “; ↑ Diario El País, 21/08/ “Dios .

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In this provocative, tender novel, the subject of wide critical discussion and wonder, Saramago questions the meaning of God, the foundations of the Church, and human existence itself. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The writing is collection of perceptions on humanity through the eyes of an artist This book is a mish-mash of memoir, biography and nostalgia. The blog texts are random thoughts which cover a lot of topics and events from those seven months and not only: Apr 12, jeremy rated it it was amazing Shelves: In fact, early on, he called Bush a liar emeritus, a high priest to all the liars that surround him, and he calls Bush a badly programmed robot who constantly switches and confuses the messages it carries around inside it.

George Bush and his lying; Silvio Berlusconi and his bad governance; Israel and its maltreatment of Gaza; authors and friends who have died; and factoids that surround the release of his new book.


A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors. What might seem new to other people has with the passing of time turned into a reheated soup for me.

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Y si no se hallan, se inventan. Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature facfor A middle-aged bachelor, he has no interest in anything beyond the certificates of birth, marriage, divorce, and death that are his daily routine. Then reality hits home—families are left to care for the permanently dying, life-insurance policies become meaningless, and funeral parlors are reduced to arranging burials for pet dogs, cats, hamsters, and parrots.

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Refresh and try again. I resonated with enough of his beliefs that I could quote here dozens. This is a good day – a new book from Saramago. Occasionally sad, oddly sios, strangely whimsical, Saramago mourns for his fallen peers and celebrates their art.

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Saramago’s way of thinking and reasoning looks fcator flawless, it felt like art. What if she, death with a small d, became human and were to fall in love? But one day, when he comes across the records of an anonymous young woman, something happens to him. Needless to say, this one gets a full 5 stars.

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There is one eyewitness to this nightmare who guides seven strangers—among them a boy zaramago no mother, a girl with dark glasses, a dog of tears—through the barren streets, and the procession becomes as uncanny as the surroundings are harrowing. There can be no other response. I don’t know much about Italian politics to evaluate this, but I can say that Saramago’s words were rather strong.


Like I said earlier, it provided me a window to see how Saramago’s brain functions, and reading his blog allowed me access to whatever it was that was brewing in his head, without the artistic flourish that a novel usually is crafted with.

And behind every statement, no matter how serious, there lurks his unique sly humour; the reader feels that Saramago could slay the most ferocious dragons with his comic force alone.

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And for how long? Just because we do?

Ah, another important topic in Saramago’s blog is religion and his belief that this is the root of all problems. What if no one ever died again? Or is it a simple effect of nature, merely a consequence of being alive, with no pre-existing consciousness or intent, like an apple tree bearing apples without any concern for whether anyone would come and eat them or not?

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