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One I would think that a book that mixes the two great tastes of Borges and Kafka could do no wrong, but how wrong I one would be.

Except Sarmago found myself having to take numerous breaks from this one. It seems inevitable that word, as soon as it comes to describe the administration in all its ab Memory of a book read a few minutes ago. 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.

But this time, I think they’re wrong. Jul 20, Nicole rated it it was amazing Shelves: View all 18 comments.

All the Names

The author’s use of long, drawn out sentences and intricately detailed passages truly heightens the level of satire and parody and I am quite curious to know roate this is the standard style of Saramago, or if it was just a technique employed for use in this novel.

They are perfectly visual anyway. Saramago should be smacked around with the pretentious stick. Em Todos os Nomeso protagonista Sr.

Küçük Anılar Çocukluk ve İlkgençlik Anıları – Jose Saramago

If not, then there are probably many finer books to read in the short time we have to spend reading on this mortal coil. Rewritten July 16th The registry is quixotically disorganized in places, the further you delve into the abyss, so zaramago the files of those most recently deceased are buried under miles of paper at the furthest remove of the massive building that seems to go on forever.


Saramago’s house in Lanzarote is also open to the public. Memory of a book read a few minutes ago. Whatever it is, Saramago gives a peculiar power to this place who acquires a disturbing dimension. Incorrect original publishing date. Oct 29, Lori rated it liked it Shelves: Throughout the story, we are presented with wonderfully amusing anecdotes of satire concerning the operations of the day-to-day government.

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The two books not only hang together, fit like pieces of a jigsaw, they are immensely revealing of Saramago’s preoccupations. The prose was soft and inviting, even though the story itself revolved so heavily around a bleak, despairing center. Its existence is upset, unmele the peaceful employee will risk it crazy to find one he loves madly.

Depois de duas releituras para a Comunidade de Leitores, li pela primeira vez este Todos os Nomesum dos poucos romances do autor que nunca tinha lido.

It’s Borgesian in it’s paradoxical portrait of archives read “Library of Babel”-esque without hexagons ; and the atmosphere and setting of the novel is Kafkaian as opposed to Kafkaesque, which is a nonsensical and overused phrase that has lost all meaning, just rest assured that Kafkaian is legitimate, in the same manner that Orwell-esque is now the only acceptable manner for one to speak of doublespeak type situations, but only in an appropriate manner and may not be used for any kind of paranoid conspiracy Big Brother bullshit, if you want to say something about that the proper phrase is “the government is watching me”, there is no Big Brother, until such time that a cult of personality figure is in fact watching you, then it will be fine to use the term Orwell-esque to talk about the situation you find yourself in.

Eu sou apreciadora saramqgo da escrita deste autor e entusiasma-me perceber o quanto da sua obra tenho ainda por descobrir. Review When you’ve won the Nobel Prize for Literature you are above zaramago criticisms of some schmuck who works for a corporate bookstore and writes reviews for books on the internet.


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His prose style is so heavy handed and derivative in it’s originality that it turned me off of the book after only a handful of pages. I start off with the idea of what I want to say about the book and it flows from there. But by a very chivalrous way to consider his situation, Mr. While Saramago starts out with an interesting subject on which to base his book, A clerk at the Central Registry comes across a card for an unknown woman, and tate obsessed with hunting her down and collecting as much information as he can about herIt would have All The Names is the third book I have read by Jose Saramago.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. See 1 question about All the Names…. And if you read the books in the order I did, you will be stunned at his genius and hope that some day someone makes a film of these books.

He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party. What’s the Name o But out of hours, he takes on the task to quell boredom most likely of tracking down a random female, from a random card, located within numle Central Registry. You didn’t need to give up the will to live just because I didn’t like your writing style. Margaret Jull Costa Translator. 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.

Return to Book Page. You just got wrapped up in the story and the imagery was so spatial that it basically felt like I had walked i This book is numel beautiful, lyrical and beautiful.