Results 1 – 17 of 17 A VIAGEM DO ELEFANTE by JOSÉ SARAMAGO and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. the 1 +1 = 1 Collection reinterprets the work A Viagem do Elefante (The Elephant’s Journey) of the Portuguese Nobel laureate of Literature, José Saramago. Gifts for women, from the collection A Viagem do Elefante Vista Alegre. of the Portuguese Nobel laureate of Literature, José Saramago, by David Almeida.

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Solomon is coerced to kneel by viagen doors of saramao basilica, which puts the fear of God into the populace, which also kneels. For all my sifting, I ended up with too little gold in my pan. You have no items in your shopping cart. The narrator was excellent.

It’s hard to understand just why the archduke Maximilian should have decided to make such a j Here is a wonderful story, especially, I think, if you have a deep connection to animals. Her intonations were perfect.

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The Elephant’s Journey doesn’t make me look any less fondly on Jose Saramago, it is simply his book I have liked the least. Open Preview See a Problem? Those who like their tales straight and to the point should pass this one by, as it will be more frustrating than rewarding. The shipping costs associated with each order are calculated on checkout, you may choose one the shipping methods saramagoo by TNT.

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In the hands of a lesser writer, this story would either have stagnated or, worse, it would have been utterly mangled by an editor. I hope I’m spared his fate.


The Archduke is not amused by the throngs of the pious. All suggestions, my Goodreads friends, are welcome. In the middle of the story he may take a few sentences to ruminate whimsically about the nature of royalty or the use of specific language or even his own role in the narrative itself. This book is a feast of verbal treats from the end to the beginning where, like The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentlemanthe narrative opens with a conversation in a marital bed, a conversation in which a monarch worries that a fall from grace can come elefanfe swiftly View all 3 comments.

The longest I recorded before I stopped counting was 12 pages. They have cut him up for souvenirs and umbrella stands and the mahout has been apid off, generously, by the Archduke. In the final analysis ‘The Elephant’s Journey’ elefsnte like a fable, a story told and retold so many times that its more fanciful notes fit right in with the elements of realism, and a moral sensibility that holds true from beginning to end.

Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in It is a beguiling book, the language is so beautiful, it is witty and humouros but it is not a great book, just a really enjoyable one.

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And yet this book is primarily a book of humor. Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn you know that the Brenner Pass is central to that book and the author offers some of his enigmatic photographs of it. Trivia About A Viagem do Elefante.

Vase A Viagem do Elefante. With the eleante of this book comes the sad news of Saramago’s passing. Do you know the way You start off fascinated, and you remember Saramago’s wry humor and wandering sentences.


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This is especially evident in the narrator’s refusal or inability to enter the thoughts of Saarmago. Quite an exhausting read because of its style but very funny at times, definitely quirky, and heavens am I really using this word, sweet. Required Statistics Marketing Detail.

If nothing else, Saramago still makes his books into journeys, wandering, but they never stay lost for long. The reason this is getting two stars is that frankly it was a bit boring. If I had had to struggle through the zaramago myself, I am sure I would have given it less stars!

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Maximillian arrogantly r This is the story of the book. Sentences were just added together with no cumulative effect, dynamism or creative tension. We do not know what he [Solomon] is thinking, but, in the midst of these Alps, we nose be sure of one thing, he is not a happy elephant.

Help me decide which of his novels to read next! View all comments. I say to you, it is better to be a novelist, a fiction writer, a liar.

E depois temos esta Viagem do Elefante. It is written with moder Yes, this is a book of historical fiction.