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Skylight
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Skylight

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

and the beautiful typist whose boss can't keep his eyes off her. Poisonous relationships, happy marriages, jealousy, gossip and love - Skylight brings together the joys and grief of ordinary people.

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El Nombre y la Cosa
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El Nombre y la Cosa

Jose Saramago, Jos' Saramago

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Alabardas / Halberds
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Alabardas / Halberds

Jose Saramago, Josae Saramago

Translation of: Alabardas, alabardas, espingardas, espingardas.

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Skylight
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Skylight

Jose Saramago, Josae Saramago

First published with the title Clarabaoia in 2011 by Editorial Caminho, SA, Lisbon. First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Harvill Secker Random House. --Title page verso.

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The Stone Raft
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The Stone Raft

Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero

What if, one day, Europe was to crack along the length of the Pyrenees, separating Spain and Portugal from the rest of Europe? In Saramago's fable, a new island is sent spinning through the ocean like a great stone raft.

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Small Memories
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Small Memories

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

Born in Portugal in 1922 in the tiny village of Azinhaga, Jose Saramago was only eighteen months old when he moved with his father and mother to live in a series of cramped lodgings in a working-class neighbourhood of Lisbon.

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Seeing
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Seeing

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

Despite the heavy rain, the officer at Polling Station 14 finds it odd that by midday on National Election day, only a handful of voters have turned out. Puzzlement swiftly escalates to shock when the final count reveals seventy...

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Death at Intervals
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Death at Intervals

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

Undertakers face bankruptcy, the church is forced to reinvent its doctrine, and local 'maphia' smuggle those on the brink of death over the border where they can expire naturally. Death does return eventually, but with a new,...

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The Double: (Enemy)
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The Double: (Enemy)

Jose Saramago

Watching a rented video, Tertuliano Maximo Afonso is shocked to notice that one of the actors is identical to him in every physical detail. Saramago's novel explores the nature of individuality and examines the fear and insecurity...

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The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
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The Gospel According to Jesus Christ

Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero

A na?ve Jesus is the son not of God but of Joseph. He is chosen to lay down his life for man. In the desert it is not Satan but God that Christ tussles with, an autocrat with whom he has an unbalanced and unsettled relationship. ...

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The History of the Siege of Lisbon
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The History of the Siege of Lisbon

Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero

When Raimundo Silva, humble proof-reader for a Lisbon publishing house, takes it upon himself to insert a negative into the sentence of a history book, he rewrites history. The effect of this act of insubordination is to make his...

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The Elephant's Journey
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The Elephant’s Journey

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

For two years Solomon the elephant has lived in Lisbon. So begins a journey that will take the stalwart elephant across the dusty plains of Castile, over the sea to Genoa and up to northern Italy where, like Hannibal's elephants...

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Blindness
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Blindness

Jose Saramago

A driver waiting at traffic lights goes blind. An ophthalmologist tries to diagnose his distinctive white blindness, but is affected before he can read textbooks. It becomes a contagion, spreading throughout the city. Trying to...

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Blindness
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Blindness

Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero

John Haye, a boy approaching his last term at public school, is blinded in an accident. For his stepmother, the doyenne of the village, at the centre of her social web, this is simply tiresome: a convenient marriage to the first...

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All The Names
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All The Names

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

Senhor Jose is a minor official in a registry office, with a passion for reconstructing people's lives from the data in archive documents. One woman's file is particularly intriguing. She is dead, and he decides to trace her life...

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The Lizard
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The Lizard

Jose Saramago, Nick Caistor, Lucia Caistor-Arenda

A story by Nobel Prize-winning author Jose Saramago, illustrated in woodcuts by one of Brazil's most famous authors.

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The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis
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The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis

Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero

The world's threats are universal like the sun but Ricardo Reis takes shelter under his own shadow. Back in Lisbon after sixteen years practising medicine in Brazil, Ricardo Reis wanders the rain-sodden streets. His old...

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Baltasar & Blimunda
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Baltasar & Blimunda

Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero

In early eighteenth-century Lisbon, Baltasar, a soldier who has lost his left hand in battle, falls in love with Blimunda, a young girl with visionary powers. From the day that he follows her home from the auto-da-fe where women...

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Raised from the Ground
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Raised from the Ground

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

This deeply personal work, follows the changing fortunes of the Mau-Tempo family - poor, landless peasants not unlike the author's own grandparents.

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All the Names
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All the Names

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa, Traber Burns

Senhor Jose is a minor official in a registry office, with a passion for reconstructing people's lives from the data in archive documents. One woman's file is particularly intriguing. She is dead, and he decides to trace her life...

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Baltasar and Blimunda
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Baltasar and Blimunda

Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero, Tamir

In eighteenth-century Portugal, fifty thousand laborers carry stones on their backs across mountains to build the king's convent, a heretical priest devises a magic flying machine--the Passarola--and two lovers' dream of flight...

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Las Intermitencias de la Muerte
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Las Intermitencias de la Muerte

Jose Saramago, Pilar del Rio

Translation of: As intermitaencias da morte.

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The History of the Siege of Lisbon
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The History of the Siege of Lisbon

Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero, Robert Blumenfeld

An editor at a Portuguese publishing house, Raimundo Silva, undertakes to rewrite a crucial episode in Portuguese history as a romantic saga, with the amorous encouragement of his supervisor.

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Death with Interruptions
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Death with Interruptions

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

On the first day of the new year, no one dies. This causes consternation among politicians, religious leaders, and doctors. Among the general public, on the other hand, there is initially celebration: they have achieved eternal...

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The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
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The Gospel According to Jesus Christ

Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero

For Saramago, the life of Jesus and the story of His Passion are things of this Earth: a child crying, a gust of wind, the caress of a woman half asleep, the bleat of a goat or the bark of a dog, a prayer uttered in the gray...

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Seeing
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Seeing

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

From the Nobel Prize-winning author of Blindness comes this follow-up, set in the same capital city. What begins as a satire on governments and the sometimes dubious efficacy of the democratic system turns into something far...

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Cain / Cain
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Cain / Cain

Jose Saramago

After Adam and Eve have been cast out of Eden, Eve decides to go back and ask the angel guarding the gate if he can give her some of the fruit that is going to waste inside. The angel agrees, and although Eve swears to Adam that...

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El hombre duplicado   / The Double
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El hombre duplicado / The Double

Jose Saramago

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Todos los nombres / All the Names
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Todos los nombres / All the Names

Jose Saramago

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...

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The Tale of the Unknown Island
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The Tale of the Unknown Island

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa, Peter Sis

In this richly imagined fable of love, written by a 1998 Novel Prize winner and illustrated by an award-winning artist, a man comes knocking at a king's door to petition a boat. Readers learn where he's bound and who volunteers to...

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Cain
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Cain

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

After killing his brother Abel, Cain must wander for ever.Written in the last years of Saramago's life, Cain wittily tackles many of the moral and logical non sequiturs created by a wilful, authoritarain God, forming part of...

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Ensayo sobre la ceguera / Blindness
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Ensayo sobre la ceguera / Blindness

Jose Saramago

Standing before a red light, a man suddenly goes blind. He is the first in an epidemic of blindness that strikes a city and the result is chaos.

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Blindness
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Blindness

Jose Saramago

Portuguese Nobel Laureate Saramago tells a fantastic tale about a city hit by an epidemic of white blindness, in this work that is the basis for the upcoming movie with Julianne Moore.

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All the Names
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All the Names

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Portuguese novelist Jos Saramago introduces Senhor Jos, a clerk in the city's Central Registry and collector of clippings of the famous and notorious, who becomes obsessed with a young...

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The Cave
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The Cave

Jose Saramago

Cipriano Algor, an ageing potter, lives with his daughter and her husband in the shadow of the Centre, a nebulous, constantly expanding conglomerate that provides his livelihood - until it decrees that it is no longer interested...

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The Tale of the Unknown Island
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The Tale of the Unknown Island

Jose Saramago, Peter Sis, Margaret Jull Costa

A man knocked on the King's door to ask for a boat. Why the petitioner required a boat, where he was bound for, and who volunteered to crew for him the reader will discover as this short narrative unfolds.

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Skylight
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Skylight

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

Called 'the book lost and found in time' by its author, Skylight is one of Saramago's earliest novels. The manuscript was lost in the publishers' offices in Lisbon for decades, and is only now being published in English. ...

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Manual of Painting and Calligraphy
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Manual of Painting and Calligraphy

Jose Saramago

H. is a struggling artist with a commission to paint a portrait of a well-known industrialist. Whilst the industrialist sits for the portrait, H. For inspiration H. takes a trip to Italy to contemplate the works of the great...

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Journey to Portugal: A Pursuit of Portugal's History and Culture
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Journey to Portugal: A Pursuit of Portugal’s History and Culture

Jose Saramago

Jose Saramago takes us on a thrilling literary journey through the land, history and culture of his native country. From the misty mountains of the north to the southern seascape of the Algarve, the travels of Nobel Laureate...

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Cain
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Cain

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

After killing his brother Abel, Cain must wander for ever.Written in the last years of Saramago's life, Cain wittily tackles many of the moral and logical non sequiturs created by a wilful, authoritarain God, forming part of...

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Dieu Manchot (Le)
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Dieu Manchot (Le)

Jose Saramago

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Aveuglement(l')
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Aveuglement(l')

Jose Saramago

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Intermittences de La Mort(les)
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Intermittences de La Mort(les)

Jose Saramago

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La lucarne
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La lucarne

Jose Saramago

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Levantado del suelo   / Raised from the Ground
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Levantado del suelo / Raised from the Ground

Jose Saramago

Through the Alentejo family, Saramago conveys the story of rural Portugal from 1920 until 1979, including the Workers Movement Revolution of 1974. The author captures the language of the peasants using a concise and brilliant...

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El ano de la muerte de Ricardo Reis / The Year of the Death Of Ricardo Reis
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El ano de la muerte de Ricardo Reis / The Year of the Death Of Ricardo Reis

Jose Saramago

Saramago portraits an imaginary encounter between Fernando Pessoa and Ricardo Reis, who venture back to Portugal after the establishment of the dictatorship of general Salazar. The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis describes the...

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Memorial del convento / Baltasar and Blimunda
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Memorial del convento / Baltasar and Blimunda

Jose Saramago

Set in Portugal, 1711, amidst the terrors of the Inquisition and the plague, a seemingly mismatched couple discovers the wonders of love. This rich, irreverent tale, full of magic and adventure and graced with extraordinary...

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La balsa de piedra   / The Stone Raft
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La balsa de piedra / The Stone Raft

Jose Saramago

A large crack along the Pyrenees separates the Iberian Peninsula from the rest of Europe. Spain and Portugal become a great floating island, without oars, sails and propellers, drifting toward a new utopia. The cultural encounter...

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