Two decades after Portuguese novelist and Nobel Laureate José Saramago shocked the religious Cain – José Saramago Libros similares. Si en El evangelio según Jesucristo José Saramago nos dio su visión del Nuevo Testamento, en Caín regresa a los primeros libros de la Biblia.

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All the Light We Cannot See.

As an arch example, Eve calls herself the First Lady of Paradise. Prophet, Priest and King: And there lies the disappointment. A short novel dealing with a big subject, that being the relationship between man and God — or more accurately western man and the Judeo-Christian God.

Saramago, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature inwas an ardent libri, who said that the Bible is a handbook of bad morals. Prodotti non disponibili per l’acquisto. Detalles del producto Tapa blanda: While reading it, I dare to admit that, I found myself agreeing time and again with the somewhat heretical views of the author.

Dragon Slaying for Kids. Saramago left off with a precise little book. Of course, is our hero, a killer whom God cannot thoroughly punish, doomed to find himself outside Jericho or Sodom, where God’s wrath seems a little more self-serving rather than just. Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera independiente. His wanderings take him east to the Demon Queen Lilith and then on a rather random tour of the Old Testament incuding Abraham’s attempt to sacrifice Isaac, the Tower of Babel, Joshua’s battle of Jericho, the destruction of Libto and Gomarra, the golden calf and a host of other events.

Cain becomes the ultimate cynic, a man flawed and carrying the weight and mark of his own crime, but struggling with the crimes of the world around him. Early on, it was difficult to follow, but I quickly found myself actually enjoying it. If you are a cynic, or just open minded, you will probably find it at least interesting if not actualy enjoyable. Pearl in the Sand.


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Will now look for others by the author. A cynical walk through Genesis with all the pitfalls of taking the Scriptures literally, especially its depictions of God. Appena le avremo esaminate le pubblicheremo sul nostro sito. Vintage 5 de julio de Idioma: Gana dinero con nosotros. They were kind of stupid and full of flaws.

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Joshua opened his mouth wide in amazement, You can’t make the sun stop, he asked, and his voice trembled because he believed he was uttering a terrible heresy, No, I can’t stop the sun because it’s already stopped, it hasn’t moved since I put it there, You are the lor This is why all my friends should read this book: Surely such an evil sarakago of screeds was written to be savaged in later centuries by a great writer like Saramago?

People of God’s Mercy. There are some very funny insights, however.

This short but adventure-packed novella presents a new twist on the story of cain, the fratricidal brother. Cain sees himself as a victim rather than as a criminal; a victim of God’s immorality, unfairness, and pettiness.

Prime Now Entrega en 1 hora En miles de productos. Saramago’s satire shows compassion for Cain and his plight but his unnuanced anger toward God becomes exasperating. Saramago left off with a precise little book. An irreverent but not overly mocking tour of the Old Testament, based on the stories, with Cain doomed by his act of familial homicide to wander the Earth, observing mankind and giving us his take on the Lord and his Creation.


A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors. Empieza a leer Cain English Edition en tu Kindle en menos de un minuto. It also provides the author’s highly critcal view of God. Much of the book is written without punctuation, perhaps as a metaphor of the Hebrew Torah, which likewise lacks punctuation.

Achei que estava na altura de ler “Caim”, uma releitura do Antigo Testamento.

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The killer of his own brother, he is shown as a man with guilt and conscious simultaneously. These and other stories are skewered by Cain, probably the most hated man in the Old Testament, if not all 66 books in the Bible. Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. Surely such an ev Saramago’s Cain is a satire that takes jse moral ideas of the Old Testament to their logical fe. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Words of hope, joy and new beginnings. Todos los derechos reservados. Manual of Painting and Calligraphy. Lists with This Book. Actually, cain even shows up at events that god is caij distracted to attend and his angels are stuck in traffic?