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The book of disquiet

Author: Fernando Pessoa; Richard Zenith
Publisher: [London] Penguin Books, [2015]. ©1998.
Series: Penguin modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Book of Disquiet is the autobiography of Bernardo Soares, whom Pessoa described as a 'semiheteronym' because "his personality is not different from mine, rather a simple mutilation of it." But Soares never completed his book; it was discovered after Pessoa's death, on disordered scraps of paper in a trunk. Nearly fifty years later, The Book of Disquiet was finally published, but because any edition or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Fernando Pessoa; Fernando Pessoa
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fernando Pessoa; Richard Zenith
ISBN: 9780241200131 024120013X
OCLC Number: 927459737
Language Note: Translated from the Portuguese.
Notes: This translation originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2001.
Description: xxxiii, 522 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics.
Other Titles: Livro do desassossego.
Responsibility: Fernando Pessoa ; edited and translated by Richard Zenith.

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