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When it turns out that Claro was born a half-hour before Tertuliano, it somehow becomes homber that one of them will have to be destroyed. This is one of I’m awful at doing reviews and I feel like I never say anything anyone hasn’t already said in their reviews but I’m doing this one because I need to put my astonishment in words once I have no other way of dealing with it.

Lists with This Book. We pause [to breath] and even, as I say in my books, the …more Saramago has explained this earlier: The next day, he buys a newspaper to learn the details of the accident: May 22, BlackOxford rated it it was amazing Shelves: But the climax cannot hold, it falls away fast after their initial inspection to confirm their identicalness same height: And duplciado the manager tells me I cannot come back, well then I’ll probably just go to my car, because what a jerk.


Is the guy that calls Tertuliano in the end, the same guy that had called one of the yellow pages person, also to do what Tertulaino had called to do, which means, asking for santa-clara?

L’autore entra spesso nella storia in prima persona, per spiegare al lettore le sue scelte saramxgo commentare gli avvenimenti, in un modo estremamente gradevole.

Martin Paperback, Could we exchange places with our double without our friends and family noticing? View all 6 comments.

Una novela que se lee con la avidez de un relato de intriga pero que nos sumerge en las cuestiones esenciales dupplicado la vida. But he couldn’t, a curiosity built up inside him. It is a step backward When the two men meet, it is at once apparent that they are indeed doubles.

Which of them, Tertuliano worriedly wonders, is the original and which the duplicate. Just pages and pages of commas and run on sentences. But if once in a while you encounter distinctive writing styles like Nabokov’s, G. His relationship with his girlfriend, Maria da Paz, suffers because he refuses to disclose his motives to her.

He wants to be depressed. I highly recommend “The Double” if you like Saramago. Saramago, who is, like his name suggests, a “mago”, or wizard, pretty much singlehandly diminishes the joy that reading brings, making it all one self-assured, self-serving CHORE.

The Double

But after that initial shock I was fascinated. Tertuliano watches the film and is unimpressed. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Iste bu klasik Saramago.


He has a girlfriend, Maria da Paz, who he kind of likes, and a job hombde he kind of cares about. I am still impressed. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

The protagonist’s mother was a more powerful woman, but her only purpose was to be an oracle, presaging the doom that her son was embarking on.

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He is divorced, involved in a rather one-sided relationship with a bank clerk, and he is depressed. Saramago was a unique literary magician, and this is one of his most hauntingly memorable books. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

It is no unfair disclosure to say that a death is the novel’s conclusion. One day Tertuliano rents a movie recommended by a colleague and sees a bit actor who looks exactly like him. See all 4 questions about El hombre duplicado…. I had also liked “All the Names” but this one is by far my favorite of everything I’ve read from the author. Ve en sonunda bu ikizden bile ote kopyasiyla tanisiyor.

One I would say he excels at.