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The lives of things : short stories

Author: José Saramago; Giovanni Pontiero
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Verso Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects the author's early short stories, infused with satire and fantastical elements and showcasing his efforts to expose the tyranny of the Salazar regime in his native Portugal.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Saramago; Giovanni Pontiero
ISBN: 9781844678785 1844678784
OCLC Number: 762768575
Description: x, 145 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The chair --
Embargo --
Reflux --
Things --
The centaur --
Revenge.
Other Titles: Objecto quase.
Responsibility: José Saramago ; translated by Giovanni Pontiero.

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"The most gifted novelist alive in the world today." Harold Bloom; "Saramago is a writer, like Faulkner, so confident of his resources and ultimate destination that he can bring any improbability to Read more...

 
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