Two decades after Portuguese novelist and Nobel Laureate José Saramago shocked the religious Cain – José Saramago Libros similares. Si en El evangelio según Jesucristo José Saramago nos dio su visión del Nuevo Testamento, en Caín regresa a los primeros libros de la Biblia.

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This one reminds me of “Memnoch the Devil” by Anne Rice indeed, her newer “Angel Time” also deals with “alternative presents”: It starts, as all such stories do – at the Beginning. Lists with This Book.

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Cain, who murdered his brother Abel, and was cursed by God to be a “fugitive and wanderer”. I really liked it. Poems of Faith, Family, and Love. How They Conquered the Dragon. Granted, there was jealousy in the deed for which he is known. He really was scum, thus Cain, who could suffer his behavior no longer, ended up killing him. Appena le avremo esaminate le pubblicheremo sul nostro sito. It’s the old anti-theodicy issue without any new insights. View saramgao 19 comments.

A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors. Raised from the Ground. This Is Why I Came. Cain 1 19 Feb 02, In the Very Beginning.

We sample the mind of both man and deity in the novel, and understand who stands on moral high ground, imperfect though that ethics may be. Cain is a hero in this story; he runs into God numerous times in his life, and each time, he is reminded how lackin Here is the life of Cain, told in a witty, allegorical style.


Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera independiente. I laughed to tears on the first chapter.

In cwin a powerful book, and wonderfully concise, which I consider quite a compliment for Saramago in that some of his books that I’ve actually liked ie, The Gospel According to Jesus Christ or Seeing seem to test my patience at times, though Saramago was good at delivering in these works.

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We don’t just I must look up more by this author. Prime Now Entrega en 1 hora En miles de productos. And again and again, Cain encounters a God whose actions seem callous, cruel, and unjust. He also impugns a “cruel, jealous, and inhumane God who exists only in our heads. Saramago’s satire shows compassion for Cain and his plight but his unnuanced anger toward God becomes exasperating.

I enjoyed the author’s interpretation of the stories and his views on religious dogma, as expressed through Cain after watching humanity’s rise and fall for hundreds sraamago years. Cain sees himself as a victim rather than as a criminal; a victim of God’s immorality, unfairness, and pettiness. I can only imagine how much pleasure this book gives in the original Portuguese.


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It also provides the author’s highly critcal view of God. And a new breath and freshness sweeps over this reverted genesis. Of course at the beginning things were not so easy for them so Eve, every now and then, had to take a walk towards paradise and beg the angels to give her some fruits. With a man and a woman, and their children. Words of hope, joy and new beginnings. Ver todas las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle. Finding God caun The Hobbit. The History of the Siege of Lisbon.

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Prophet, Priest and King: A short novel dealing with a big subject, that being the relationship between man and God — or more accurately western man and the Judeo-Christian God.

Ver todas las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle. Continua a fare acquisti Pagamento Continua a fare acquisti. Gana dinero con nosotros. From the beginning, God appears on stage as the antagonist, or if you like, the Antichrist, to Cain, a simple farmer who only wants his sacrifice of crops to be as appreciated as Abel’s sacrifice of livestock.

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