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Perhaps that makes me a lazy re OK, I have officially given up on this book. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I did not like his emphasis on Mary Magdalene as a prostitute. Before devoting himself exclusively to writing novels inhe worked as a draftsman, a publisher’s reader, an editor, translator, and political commentator for Diario de Lisboa.

God goes on for about half a dozen pages naming martyrs and the ways in which they died for the gospel and then mentions the Crusades and the Inquisition. Do you know Jesus Christ? But I don’t read for intellectual stimulation unless I’m in a literature class.

Maybe it was because this was my first attempt at reading a book on an electronic device, but I found myself not eager to pick it up. I have 75 pages left, but I just can’t do it. Feb 03, Jonathan Walker rated it it was ok. But I doubt that I will venture into reading other Saramago books. The final chapter, which is written in a superb manner. La escritura creativa en las aulas: So let me say that it’s a long and slow to get started but well-written and sophisticated.


It doesn’t restrict its creativity to the gaps of the story, which may bother readers like it did for me. A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors. In all, Saramago’s work has some slight positive elements, but on the whole, I simply find it lacking and will never read it again.

El Evangelio Segun Jesucristo

The story begins with a foreword of sorts, describing a painting of the Crucifixion. Honestly, though, the book was worth reading for a moment in which eels and shrimp come to think of themselves as the “chosen” fish when they’re thrown back in saramag water by Jewish fisherman observing their dietary taboos.

There’s nothing wrong with being firm in your convictions, but good fiction written for the literary set is not made of such one-dimensional thought.

Paperbackpages. In my copy there is even the engraving at the first chapter. Saramago ee su idea del mundo: I also feel like the story has a different interpretation of the crucifixion than my understanding.

El Evangelio Segun Jesucristo : Jose Saramago :

Christians love them some Jesus which is nice and all, but can at least atheists stop giving the guy so much attention? This guy is a Nobel Prize winner, so that must mean I’m an seggun if I don’t like him, right? I guess I’m just not impressed by hearing the same boring stories I’ve heard all my life, but told in a slightly different df, with sex added.

I feel very mixed about this book. And then I finished the book after a lot of frustration and shouted “Hosanna”. OK, Szramago have officially given up on this book. So why the mixed feelings? Nobel prize de Literatura the Gospel according to Jesus Christ responds the desire of a man and a saramwgo to excavate until the roots of the own civilization, in the mystery of its tradition, to extract the essential questions. Published January 1st by Punto de Lectura first published Didn’t think the book was great.


Saramago is not my favorite author. Some critics may adore it, but I find it unbearable, annoying, and pointless i. He is indisputably Portugal’s best-known literary figure and his books have been translated into more than 25 languages.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What’s wrong with you people giving stars to this book!?! It needs a more narratively savvy approach! Yes, I do understand why it was so shocking but those pages were limited to maybe 30 and it is stuff that I have read before.

I think this is le well written book. It is much better.

Non ci sono praticamente capoversi, i dialoghi sono intervallati da virgole senza andare a capo, se superano le tre-quattro battute sembra di leggere l’equivalente letterario di una partita di ping-pong. Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in I didn’t like it.