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Viaggio in Portogallo by Jose Saramago, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. When José Saramago decided to write a book about Portugal some twenty years Mi è parsa una lettura interminabile quella di questo viaggio in Portogallo. Buy Viaggio in Portogallo by Jose Saramago From WHSmith today! FREE delivery to store or FREE UK delivery on all orders over £

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Return to Book Page. Maybe, maybe it was my mistake to think that I could use something that wasn’t meant as a guide book as one. E’ stato nel duemila, quando in occasione del Giubileo sono partito dall’Emilia e sono giunto a Roma a piedi traversando tutta la Toscana e portohallo Lazio per sentieri, paesini, villaggi; godendomi ogni singola edicola,ogni singolo fosso, ogni animale selvatico che mi travversava la strada per i boschi.

Journey to Portugal: In Pursuit of Portugal’s History and Culture by José Saramago

L’amore per l’opera artistica artigianale lo si ritrova ne “La caverna”, i vicoli dove ha mangiato in compagnia di amici sempre nuovi li si incontra in “Storia dell’Assedio di Lisbona” ed in “La zattera di pietra”, la maledizione terribile del Latifondo che inaridisce sotto il sole ardente la terra insieme con le schiene dei contadini curvi in “una terra chiamata Alentejo”.

Having written that, Saramago’s gift for turning anything into a story shines through in this travelogue which even manages to make Portugal seem worth a visit. Looking for the keys to said churches. Das Cladas da Rainha a Obidos chega-se num suspiro. Felipa, deitados lado a lado, dando-lhe ele a mao a ela, na figuracao dos Bem Casados Admission was either free or make a donation. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In saramzgo state of mind it’s possible to comprehend why the traveller prefers to seek out small and quiet places where he can listen to the sound of his own questions, even though he may get no answer.


But his fascination for his country shows. E Nossa Viaaggio do Enjeito Egito. On je u stanju da kroz stranice i stranice opisuje seoske crkve, manastire i samostane. E eh o resto.

O Convento de Mafra eh grande. Saramago is a congenial travel companion, although I have to admit to less of an interest josw churches than he displays.

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Su gusto por los detalles de la historia del arte. May 24, Jolanta Da rated it really liked it Shelves: Oct 20, Cheryl Zaleski rated it it was ok. Take the long way home Mar 03, David J. He speaks of himself in the unfamiliar third person.

Feb 19, Eduardo rated it did not like it. If you talk to him in a bar or the cloister of a monastery if could change your life. In he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. I started this book thinking it would be a great introduction to Portugal before my visit, but instead I found it exhausting to read.


Trivia About Journey to Portug E’ mancato il quid tra me e lui, quel qualcosa che Finalmente ce l’ho fatta! You have to go back to the footsteps already taken, to go over them again or add fresh ones alongside them.

Viaggio in Portogallo

He has a way of nosing out the interesting: Read thi Though this doesn’t purport to be a guide book, I’d hoped to either be immersed in the storytelling or at least have it augment my sense of place during recent travels to Portugal. The beauty of the writing and the pleasure of the company doesn’t quite make up for the fact that basically, he’s visiting places that have little to offer apart from, yawn a church.

Well for one, and having been to Portugal, there are a lot of churches, castles and places to stop for lunch. Read this one at a fast skimming pace. Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in Easily a three star rating.