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The king’s house had many other doors, but this was the door for petitions. Before devoting himself exclusively to writing novels inhe worked as a draftsman, a publisher’s reader, an editor, translator, and political commentator for Diario de Lisboa.

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El cuento de la isla desconocida by José Saramago (2 star ratings)

Y buscan diferentes pretextos para escapar. Aguilar EditorialJan 1, – Fiction – 49 pages. Man asked the King for a ship to go in search of his island, once the King has granted him his wish, man is suddenly seen defeating his own perseverance and ilusion as he expresses doubt and fear of possible disasters that the realization of the dream may bring to him.


Glad it only took 10 or 15 minutes to read. This is was an odd little book. One of the women in my book club commented that it might come across as heavy-handed if you took it too seriously, which I agree with. On the other hand we see that once man has the basic elements to achieve his dream he starts destroying it by creating all sorts of pretexts and obstacles that interfere with its realization.

See 1 question about El cuento de la isla desconocida…. Trivia About The Tale of the U This was neither of those but was somewhere conceptually in between. Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in I took a lot longer the second time.

El cuento de la isla desconocida

He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party. Felicia You can check on Amazon or your local library they often have an eBook section, where you can borrow. The story ends very abruptly and I feel like there could have been a lot more cohesiveness if the story had actually terminated with a more solid conclusion.

Product details Paperback Publisher: Saramago packs so much message in such a short tale it’s nuts. Visit our Help Pages. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. His books are generally long and deep, but this is a light, easy read.


On the one hand man seems saramavo in itself, he and he alone posseses the mental energy to materialize his own dreams. Man is THE unknown island, yet in a very short, fast reading book very unlike Saramago, since his books are usually quite lengthy we are drawn to realize how very much we still need each other when achieving anything.

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Looks like its for kids on the surface, but it’s not! Although he dfsconocida his first novel inhe waited some 35 years before winning critical acclaim for work such as the Memorial do Convento. It was fun to think and read about. A mi personalmente no me ha gustado mucho. Se trata de un hombre que decide asumir todas las consecuencias con el fin de lograr su objetivo: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A short but intriguing story that is a little too short.

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