Death with Interruptions, published in Britain as Death at Intervals is a novel written by José Original title, As Intermitências da Morte As in many of his other works, Saramago largely eschews traditional forms of grammar and punctuation. As Intermitências da Morte has ratings and reviews. Mohammed said: New review:I gave it another shot and finished after a long struggle. I. Results 1 – 16 of 16 As Intermitencias Da Morte by Saramago, José and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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I was holding on because I was enjoying how the people of the country in this book were responding to life without death. Paragraphs run on for more than a page. What about the dare-devils?

Retrieved 30 January In Saramago’s world, bloviation in the soul of wit. Cem Anos De Solidao. It’s too bad because the premise is really cool. I …more Somewhere around the middle it was boring, but then, when death becomes the main character, it became one of my favourite books.

Initially, the people of this country celebrate their apparent victory over mankind’s longtime foe. I absolutely hated it.


Did the death fall in love so easily? There’s a problem loading this menu right now. As a reader I guess I often overlook punctuation. The style is challenging for another reason – very few paragraph markers, no quote marks, few capital letters. The story of a country where people stop dying, they still age, and get injured, and eventually become a lump of nonfunctional meat, but they still don’t die, however that’s supposed to make sense.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The big concept narrated in the magical realism style have me sold.

Paragraph-long sentences broken into multiple comma separated phrases that digress so deeply that by the time you reach the end you’ve completely lost the originating thought. Dialog is embedded in these paragraphs without quotations or indentation so it became REALLY difficult to follow who was speaking.

Hell, I couldn’t even get to second base, forced to give up in frustration.

Just long sentences with a few commas ending in a This book is an excellent reminder about why the judicious use of punctuation is important to the reading experience. Read more Read less.

Se resume en que un dia la gente deja de morir, despues la muerte se arrepiente y ahora intermitencis manda cartas para avisarles que van a morir buuuuuuu. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The industry develops so quickly that the government itself becomes beholden to the maphioso, even bringing it to the brink of war with its neighbors.


I simply found it too inaccessible. Return to Book Page.

Too bad, since the sarmago of the story seems really interesting. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Despite the plain, black cover, this book would fit best in the ‘humor’ section.

Read this under the compulsion of a book club, which goes to show you should never join anything.

As Intermitências da Morte by José Saramago (1 star ratings)

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