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Anyway This is an amazing book. The Cave is an exploration of how much we can trust words.

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His books are the voice of existence, flowing and unscarred by the borders of ego, asking us to seek freedom and happiness in collective equality and cooperation instead of a competition where those who have assert their dominance through force and fear. Caaverna was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in I have caveena this particular style, the author describing his characters and situations as cavrena from above, bringing with a humor of second degree commentary, suggesting that the characters lead their own existence while specifying that it control at the very end they become like an all-powerful god.

View all 9 comments. It was published in Portuguese in and in English in Want to Read saving…. Even power is seen as only assumed and created, keeping people submissive through emotions of fear and hopelessness. Mar 03, James rated it really liked it. Again a beautiful text from Saramago.

You can take whatever you choose from the allegorical message but for myself it was a myriad of things. We are chained to the bottom of the cave, fascinated by the shadows cast on the bottom of the cave and convinced that it is the real world.


Throughout the novel, we can only think in the world of Kafka. Poi spengo l’abat-jour e mi sdraio nel buio quasi totale, rischi Immenso come sempre, nei contenuti, negli approfondimenti degli stati d’animo, nelle caratterizzazioni delle situazioni. Now saramayo, he wanders aimlessly around Disneyland all day. Return to Book Page. He needs to describe the minutiae of each person’s wardrobe and coloring!

La Caverna (the Cave)

Trivia About The Cave. The truck had not been burned by the people in the shacks, but by the police themselves, it was just an excuse to bring the army…he had suddenly lq what the world was like, how there are many lies and no truths, well, there must be some out there, but they are continually changing, and not only does a possible truth give us insufficient time to consider its merits, we also have to check first that asramago possible truth is not, in fact, a probable lie.

It would be like insulting your own loving grandfather for his bedtime stories, which you know please him to tell as much as they please you to hear.

Ls the book only hase pages. The unfolding of the plot as it presents and avoids the obstacles provides the seductive excitement. Saramago approaches his story as if sraamago were a living thing independent from himself, being both the narrator delivering the story, but also an observer and participant much like the reader themselves.

I can understand the desire, but you would think that it would be a more effective device were it employed more sparingly.

A family saga of Portuguese modernity? The unidentified unnamed city molded itself into my own artificial city in the south.


So really, it comes down to two things. It is not a weak novel, but one simply best suited for those that already hold the wise Saramago as dear in their hearts. Instead this novel offers a slow glide along the peaceful waters of a lake of nostalgia and wonder. Jul 07, Weinz rated it it was amazing Recommended to Weinz by: Written in a very unique fashion, void of all normal punctuation, he weaves his haunting tales in such a simplistic way that no other author will ever be able dd come close to reproducing.

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The son-in-law, Marcal, employee of The Center, finds his true purpose lies as a member of a family, a part of natural order as opposed to his cavenra family as an employee to a company. And maybe we can count the dog as a character too: To view oa, click here. They stop accepting his pots and he goes there to find out. Which is a good reason for making a dog one of The Cave’s central characters.

In real relationships delicacy doesn’t depend jowe conflict but on appreciation and the holding of conflict in suspension. Dec 01, Ivan rated it it was amazing Shelves: So, I have a complaint.

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