El hombre duplicado/ The Double (Punto de Lectura) (Spanish Edition) [Jose Saramago, Pilar Del Rio] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. José Saramago (Azinhaga, Tías, Lanzarote, ) es uno de los escritores portugueses más conocidos y apreciados. El Hombre Duplicado [José Saramago] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Innovando frente a las convenciones de la novela, Saramago.

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The story itself centers around a weird conceit involving two people who prove to be inexplicably identical, one of whom we come to know closely: His relationship with his girlfriend, Maria da Paz, suffers because he refuses to disclose his motives to her. This novel, The Double is distinctively Saramago’s. I just did not expect it to end that way.


Return to Book Page. This would lead to a chain of events that not only desn’t go according to plan, but opens up a whole other set of possibilities that spells danger for the people he most cares about, including his girlfriend, Maria da Paz. See details for additional description. Read reviews that mention saramago libro que bien como final hace historia los muy. Villeneuve hinted at this before the film’s release in a interview for the Huffington Post, remarking “If you look at Enemy again, you can see that everything has an answer and a meaning.

I want to know who he is. They aren’t merely twins, because although they were born on exactly the duuplicado day, they share things that twins wouldn’t, such as scars in the exact same locations on their bodies. Are their fates entangled like quantum particles?

The Double by José Saramago

Un uomo, per caso, mentre guarda un sara,ago, scopre di avere un sosia. View all 4 comments. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Bir kere Saramago’yu artik tanidim. Tertuliano agrees to meet him in a nearby park that night.

View all 4 comments. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. View all 27 comments. I had absolutely no idea what was likely to happen from one moment to the next.

Three days later, as Tertuliano is reading about Mesopotamian civilization, the phone rings. What I didn’t particularly like was Tertuliano himself, a guy who meandered through life feeling like someone owed him a favour. Retrieved 26 March Retrieved December 5, Until the confrontation, the book feels a but lifeless: Sin embargo la historia se vuelve tediosa y se prolonga demasiado.

Their voices are identical and they share the same scars and moles. Nov 30, David rated it it was ok Shelves: I will not spoil the fun here because I think it what makes this novel really worth reading.

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A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors. What is with this guy and not using periods? People who bought this also bought. The man says he has been trying to reach him for months and claims to be his double. His depression is a thing hombrre the past.

Against his own better judgement, Tertuliano decides to pursue his double. Like all of Saramago’s books, this one starts with a puzzling anomaly in the normal, regimented, and dull life of an unassuming nobody living in a large, identity-robbing city. He writes Helena a note, “I’ll dulicado back”, and leaves for his rendezvous in the park.

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Chiunque di noi abbia avuto da soffrire un handicap nelle relazioni sociali o comunque un problema grave, conosce bene invece quale conforto possa essere incontrare una persona talmente simile a noi da poter capire e condividere le nostre angosce e le nostre speranze.


The ultimate achievement of The Double is to ask painful questions about the true nature of identity. The protagonist enjoys loneliness even if the authentically loves his girlfriend and his mother. I am still impressed.

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The last, gripping 75 pages or so where the entire plot erupts saramqgo action sequences and discoveries. Una trama semplice, ma sotto la superficie nasconde dei tesori unici. Talvez o melhor que li este ano. View all 6 comments. To ask other readers questions about El hombre duplicadoplease sign up.

Una nota sullo stile, visto che le recensioni dei suoi libri sembrano contenere sempre qualche commento sulla sua particolarissima prosa: You need to really absorb the first sections of the dkplicado to figure out the full meaning and unravel the plot. See all 4 questions about The Double…. The Movie – Ebemy.

Posing as a film student and using his girlfriend’s address, he sends dupliado letter to the production company asking to be put in contact with the actor. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Though the plot may feel slightly hackneyed at first glance ‘The Prince and the Pauper’ goes awry the brilliance of the execution saves it from any such accusation overall. Man, I hated this book.

However, the ending is truly amazing. Innovando frente a las convenciones de la novela, Saramago convierte la voz narradora en sujeto activo, en un juego metaliterario que pone al servicio de la historia y que va mucho mas alla de las rupturas estrictamente formales.