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Title:The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Harvill Press
ISBN:186046095X
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Number of Pages:341
Category:Fiction, Religion, Historical fiction, Literature, Portuguese literature, Portugal, Nobel prize, Novels, Classics, Magical realism

The Gospel According to Jesus Christ by José Saramago

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Gospel According to Jesus Christ This is a skeptic s journey into the meaning of God and of human existence At once an ironic rendering of the life of Christ and a beautiful novel Saramago s tale has sparked intense discussion about the meaning of Christianity and the Church as an institution Translated by Giovanni Pontiero

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A Viagem do Elefante, Blindness, All the Names, Seeing, Death with Interruptions, The Cave, The Gospel According to Jesus Christ, Baltasar and Blimunda, Caim, The Double
On election day in the capital it is raining so hard that no one has bothered to come out to vote The politicians are growing jittery Should they reschedule the elections for another day Around three o clock the rain finally stops Promptly at four voters rush to the polling stations as if they had been ordered to appear br br But when the ballots are counted more than percent are blank The citizens are rebellious A state of emergency is declared But are the authorities acting too precipitously Or even blindly The word evokes terrible memories of the plague of blindness that hit the city four years before and of the one woman who kept her sight Could she be behind the blank ballots A police superintendent is put on the case br br What begins as a satire on governments and the sometimes dubious efficacy of the democratic system turns into something far more sinister A singular novel from the author of Blindness, Neste novo romance o vencedor do pr mio Nobel Jos Saramago reconta epis dios b blicos do Velho Testamento sob o ponto de vista de Caim que depois de assassinar seu irm o trava um incomum acordo com deus e parte numa jornada que o levar do jardim do den aos mais rec nditos confins da cria o br Se em O Evangelho segundo Jesus Cristo Jos Saramago nos deu sua vis o do Novo Testamento neste Caim ele se volta aos primeiros livros da B blia do den ao dil vio imprimindo ao Antigo Testamento a m sica e o humor refinado que marcam sua obra Num itiner rio heterodoxo Saramago percorre cidades decadentes e est bulos pal cios de tiranos e campos de batalha conforme o leitor acompanha uma guerra secular e de certo modo involunt ria entre criador e criatura No trajeto o leitor revisitar epis dios b blicos conhecidos mas sob uma perspectiva inteiramente diferente br Para atravessar esse caminho rido um deus s turras com a pr pria administra o colocar Caim assassino do irm o Abel e primog nito de Ad o e Eva num altivo jegue e caber dupla encontrar o rumo entre as armadilhas do tempo que insistem em atra los A Caim que leva a marca do senhor na testa e portanto est protegido das iniquidades do homem resta aceitar o destino amargo e compactuar com o criador a quem n o reserva o melhor dos julgamentos Tal como o diabo de O Evangelho o deus que o leitor encontra aqui n o o habitual dos serm es ao reinventar o Antigo Testamento Saramago recria tamb m seus principais protagonistas dando a eles uma roupagem ao mesmo tempo complexa e ir nica cujo tom de farsa da narrativa s faz por acentuar, This is a skeptic s journey into the meaning of God and of human existence At once an ironic rendering of the life of Christ and a beautiful novel Saramago s tale has sparked intense discussion about the meaning of Christianity and the Church as an institution Translated by Giovanni Pontiero br, Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago s brilliant new novel poses the question what happens when the grim reaper decides there will be no more death On the first day of the new year no one dies This of course causes consternation among politicians religious leaders morticians and doctors Among the general public on the other hand there is initially celebration Flags are hung out on balconies people dance in the streets They have achieved the great goal of humanity eternal life Then reality hits home families are left to care for the permanently dying life insurance policies become meaningless and funeral parlors are reduced to arranging burials for pet dogs cats hamsters and parrots br br Death sits in her chilly apartment where she lives alone with scythe and filing cabinets and contemplates her experiment What if no one ever died again What if she death with a small d became human and were to fall in love