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Río, Pilar del 1950-

Overview
Works: 49 works in 252 publications in 3 languages and 2,283 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Diaries  Fables  History  Allegories  Blogs  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc 
Roles: Translator, Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Interviewee
Classifications: PQ9281.A66, 869.342
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Pilar del Río
 
Most widely held works by Pilar del Río
The elephant's journey by José Saramago( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mediados del siglo XVI el rey Juan III ofrece a su primo, el archiduque Maximiliano de Austria, un elefante asiático. Esta novela cuenta el viaje épico de ese elefante llamado Salomón que tuvo que recorrer Europa por caprichos reales y absurdas estrategias."--Back cover flap
Small memories by José Saramago( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nobel Prize winner recounts the misery in which his family lived, taking the reader to his childhood in Azinhaga, Portugal, the village where he was born, and in Lisbon, where he moved when he was two
The cave by José Saramago( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un viejo alfarero, su hija y su yerno, tras una crisis en la industria artesanal, emprenden una nueva estrategia en sus ventas pues de ellas dependen para no ser absorbidos por la gran ciudad que crece desmedidamente cerca de su poblado rústico. simultáneamente, marcial, el yerno, empleado como vigilante permanente del complejo comercial de la ciudad, es ascendido en su trabajo. tras el fracaso de su nueva empresa y la resistencia a cambiar de espacio, la familia debe trasladarse a la ciudad. los tres personajes se enfrentan con dificultades a la nueva situación, a la confrontación entre los espacios que habitan: el campo y la ciudad, pero se mantienen unidos y conservan su casa campestre. un suceso extraordinario desata la vigilancia estricta y corre un rumor sobre una misteriosa construcción dentro del centro comercial. cipriano algor, el viejo alfarero, aprovecha el turno de vigilancia de su yerno y descubre el gran secreto que lo conmueve hasta las lágrimas
All the names by José Saramago( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Jose is a lonely, humble and insignificant government worker at the office of vital statistics. As an innocent pastime, he starts collecting news about the rich and famous. When he notices gaps and contradictions in the lives of these public figures, he decides to fix them by registering fantasy events in the record books
Blindness : [a novel] by José Saramago( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durante las elecciones municipales de una ciudad sin nombre, la mayoría de sus habitantes decide individualmente ejercer su derecho al voto de una manera inesperada. El gobierno teme que ese gesto revolucionario, capaz de socavar los cimientos de una democracia degenerada, sea producto de una conjura anarquista internacional o de grupos extremistas desconocidos. Las cloacas del poder se ponen en marcha: los culpables tienen que ser eliminados. Y si no se hallan, se inventan. Con esta obra Saramago, un escritor que se ha convertido en la conciencia lúcida de una época cegada por los mecanismos del poder, lanza una llamada de alerta: "Puede suceder que un día tengamos que preguntarnos ¿Quién ha firmado esto por mí?" Ese día puede ser hoy.--Desde la descripción de la editorial
Death with interruptions by José Saramago( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un país indeterminado, la muerte decide suspender su trabajo y la gente deja de morir. La euforia colectiva pronto da paso a la desesperación y el caos, pues el tiempo no se detiene y la sociedad queda condenada a una vejez eterna, intentando forzar a la muerte a matar aunque no quiera.--Desde la descripción de la editorial
The tale of the unknown island by José Saramago( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated fable on dreaming the impossible. The hero is a man who asks a king for a boat to search for an unknown island. How can you search for something unknown? Well, it turns out you can, provided you are willing to follow your dreams, and what is more your dreams may come true. By the author of The Stone Raft
José Saramago : la Semana de Autor sobre José Saramago tuvo lugar en Madrid del 24 al 27 de mayo de 1993 en la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional by Semana de Autor( Book )

9 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El último cuaderno : textos escritos para el blog. marzo de 2009-junio de 2010 by José Saramago( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Es tiempo de volver al compromiso: el escritor tiene que decir quién es y qué piensa." --Back cover
Los andaluces by Pilar del Río( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skylight by José Saramago( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in Spanish and Portuguese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A previously unpublished novel by a literary master, Skylight tells the intertwined stories of the residents of a faded apartment building in 1940s Lisbon. Silvestre and Mariana, a happily married elderly couple, take in a young nomad, Abel, and soon discover their many differences. Adriana loves Beethoven more than any man, but her budding sexuality brings new feelings to the surface. Carmen left Galicia to marry humble Emilio, but hates Lisbon and longs for her first love, Manolo. Lidia used to work the streets, but now she's kept by Paulo, a wealthy man with a wandering eye. These are just some of the characters in this early work, completed by Saramago in 1953 but never published until now. With his characteristic compassion, depth, and wit, Saramago shows us the quiet contentment of a happy family and the infectious poison of an unhappy one. We see his characters' most intimate moments as well as the casual encounters particular to neighbors living in close proximity. Skylight is a portrait of ordinary people, painted by a master of the quotidian, a great observer of the immense beauty and profound hardships of the modern world."--Publisher information
Cuadernos de Lanzarote II, 1996-1997 by José Saramago( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

José e Pilar( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in Portuguese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This funny and touching documentary follows the famous Portuguese novelist Jose Saramago ...during two of the last years of his life ...constantly accompanied, advised and adored by his wife Pilar del Rio ..."--Container
El cuaderno : textos escritos para el blog, Septiembre de 2008 - Marzo de 2009 by José Saramago( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical account of a year in the life of author José Saramago beginning on the eve of the 2008 presidential election in the United States, featuring meditations on his life in Lisbon, the transition from George W. Bush to Barack Obama, Israel's bombardment of Gaza, and other topics
El silencio del agua by José Saramago( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

José y Pilar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia de la relación entre el Premio Nobel de literatura José Saramago (1922-2010) y su esposa, la periodista española Pilar del Río. Retrata su vida cotidiana en Lanzarote y Lisboa, en su casa y en sus viajes por todo el mundo, durante los últimos cuatro años de vida del escritor portugués
Sobre la traducción by Pilar del Río( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alabardas by José Saramago( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Months before his death, José Saramago felt once again the vital impulse from fiction to reflect on one of its major concerns: violence against persons and societies, which makes them victims and prevents them from owning their absolute lives. The result of this impulse is Halberds, halberds, muskets, shotguns, an exciting footprint inexhaustible fighting spirit of José Saramago and his last narrative will. The unfinished story has a moral conflict Artur Semedo Paz, an employee of a weapons factory, who, intrigued by the sabotage of a bomb during the Spanish Civil War and driven by Felicia, his former wife, began investigating the intricacies of an era convulsive, which aroused in him an intimate discussion between blindness imposed by the inherited fear and the need for commitment. This special edition, illustrated with engravings by Günter Grass, includes notes Saramago's work, in which the author presents what the end of the story would be told. It is further complemented with texts by Italian journalist and writer Roberto Saviano, and Spanish poet and essayist Fernando Gómez Aguilera. Halberds, halberds, muskets, shotguns is a reflection on power and destruction on how weapons feed the great ethical failure of humanity that are the wars, peace as the only possible way to break the apparent inevitability of violence
 
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Alternative Names
Del Río, Pilar

Del Rió, Pilar 1950-

Río, Pilar Del

Río Sánchez, Pilar del

Río Sánchez, Pilar del 1950-

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Small memoriesThe caveAll the namesBlindness : [a novel]Death with interruptionsThe tale of the unknown islandEl último cuaderno : textos escritos para el blog. marzo de 2009-junio de 2010Cuadernos de Lanzarote II, 1996-1997