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In fact, this is the very book the protagonist of All the Names would likely read in one go, sat up in bed, with a cup of weak coffee, and an unfulfilling sandwich, as he doesn’t exactly have a busy schedule away from work, that is, until an unknown woman enters his life, no, he enters hers, only without her knowing it.

But while our employee model sorted cards, this one falls on the picture of a stranger.

All the Names

It is bleak, but at the same time offers some solace through the main character’s ability to partake in his own, self created adventure. In fact, this is the very book the protagonist of All the Names would likely read i I never thought a novel about a lonely and duller than dull file clerk could turn out to be so readable, but that’s exactly how I found this, it was difficult to find a reasonable place to stop, of which I simply had to, as it’s a bit too long to gulp down in one go, although for those who don’t get fidgety cramps, don’t have much of an appetite, and with plenty of time on their hands, it may work out beneficial.

If not, then there are probably many finer books to read in the short time we have to spend reading on this mortal coil. It’s what is behind the story that is the genius, what you dimly perceive and is illuminated more as the novel progresses and you see the workings of the utterly original author’s mind.


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A word, an adjective is needed to read these pages: Apr 12, Petra Eggs rated it it was amazing Shelves: The prose was soft and inviting, even though the story itself revolved so heavily around a bleak, despairing center. Memory of a book read a few minutes ago.

Finally it is the complex style of Saramago who remains in memory. Cemetery where it intersects the amazing character of the pastor, element of liberating and creative anarchy in the ordered world and stuffy administration.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Remnants of images, impressions. 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 the Central Registry.

The main character has long drawn out talks with his ceiling, which represents the multiple eye of God More people liked you than like me. Speaking of soul, Saramago clearly had it in abundance. It seems inevitable that word, as soon as it comes to describe the administration in all its absurd organization, so inhumane and cold. Quotes from All the Names. A aventura em que o Sr.

Nov 22, jeremy rated it it was amazing Shelves: A middle-aged bachelor, he has no interest in anything beyond the certificates of birth, marriage, divorce, and death, that are his daily routine. Now I feel like an asshole for killing you. Of course, Saramago is a master of the form and I wouldn’t dare to compare my own work with his, but it was quite a treat to find a similar subject as my own handled with such skill.

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. Incorrect original publishing date 6 73 Mar 25, There’s no special reason for this pursuit, which becomes an elaborate and increasingly surreal catalogue of misdeeds and lies, but consumed by an overriding passion to find her, and taking more and more risks along the way, he is forced to become practical, clever, and brave, in ways he never thought possible.


Incorrect original publishing date. You shouldn’t have cared so much about what I thought.

This book is just beautiful, lyrical and beautiful. Troublemaker, the Pastor inverts the names of the graves. Registered Redemption Most of Saramago’s themes are found here: I had to read this book for a class.

A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors. 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. The reviews that concentrate on story, the plot, I think miss out on Saramago generally.

Sep 10, Amari rated it it was amazing. Em Todos os Nomeso protagonista Sr. 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 if this is the standard style of Saramago, or if it was just a technique employed for use in this novel.

O grande destino do Sr. Num toatr de pequenos gestos fascinantes pequenos desvios que crescem numa lenta mas crescente espiral mas grande maturidade,fica a ideia mais humanizada do autor. What’s the Name o I’m not so sure I would have picked it up on my own, nmele it was one of those all time amazing reads.

Paperbackpages. Its existence is upset, and the peaceful employee will risk it crazy to find one he loves madly. It’s the sort of system that East Germany would have been proud of.