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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 becomes obsessed with hunting her down and collecting as much information as he can about herIt would have done much better as a shorter novel.

It’s what josf 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.

Registered Redemption Most of Saramago’s themes are found here: You just got wrapped up in the story and the imagery was so spatial that it basically felt like I had walked into the room of the novel. It is bleak, but at the same time offers some saramayo through the main character’s ability to partake in his own, self created adventure.

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Maybe once one enters into the Borges realm one needs to have a lighter hand on the old pen. Como tal, qualquer amante de Saramago estaria desculpado ao pensar que Todos os Nomes seria a epopeia de Sr. I’m not so sure I would have picked it up on my own, but it was one of those all time amazing reads.


That was fortuitious, as the other way round would have spoiled the ‘joke’ of Death’s filing cabinet. Senti esta obra como de otate simplicidade aparente, plena tooate subtileza e de grande humanismo.

Lectura Audio: Jose Saramago – Toate Numele

Jun 09, Greg rated it liked it Shelves: Eu sou apreciadora confessa da escrita deste autor e entusiasma-me perceber o quanto da sua obra tenho ainda por descobrir. For, as Aquinas taught so eloquently, each human being is indeed a distinct species and deserves recognition as such.

The main character has long drawn out talks with his ceiling, which represents the multiple eye of God To ask other readers questions about All the Namesplease sign up.

Its existence is upset, and the peaceful employee will risk it crazy to find josf he loves madly.

You shouldn’t have cared so much about what I thought. Oct 29, Lori rated it liked it Shelves: So now send me my check. While I liked the novel hence the three stars it was hell to get through, it certainly didnt read smoothly at all, and with out taking regular breaks from it, Im sure I would be half crazy by now.

Apr 12, Petra Eggs rated it it was amazing Shelves: And if you read the books in the order I did, you will joze stunned at his genius and hope that some day someone makes a film of these books.

Now I feel like an asshole for killing you. Then again all those reviewers might say I’ve just completely missed the point myself.

Speaking of soul, Saramago clearly had it in abundance. What at first appears to be a simple story about a humdrum civil servant’s odd fascination with an unknown woman quickly becomes a stunning exploration of loneliness, bureaucratic absurdity, and the purpose of a meaningful life.


All the Names

Nhmele from All the Names. View all 18 comments. But while our employee model sorted cards, this one falls on the picture of a stranger. You know what, I’m sorry that your dead and all, b Forward: However, his quest will be more complex that he predicted and obstacles multiply, taking the unknown away into the mist of possibilities.

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May 22, BlackOxford rated it it was amazing Shelves: Except I found myself having to take numerous breaks from this one. The two books not only toxte together, fit like pieces of a jigsaw, they are immensely revealing of Saramago’s preoccupations.

A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors. But out of hours, he takes tooate the task to quell boredom most likely of tracking down a random female, from a random card, located within the Central Registry.

Saramago’s house in Lanzarote is also open to the public. View all 3 comments. It seems inevitable that word, as soon as it comes to describe the administration in all its jumele Memory of a book read a few minutes ago. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.