Viaggio in Portogallo by Jose Saramago, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. When José Saramago decided to write a book about Portugal some twenty years Mi è parsa una lettura interminabile quella di questo viaggio in Portogallo. Buy Viaggio in Portogallo by Jose Saramago From WHSmith today! FREE delivery to store or FREE UK delivery on all orders over £

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You want some historical facts, maybe a funny anecdote and a little relevance as to why this place is in the guide book in the first place. It is a trip that I would more enjoy taking than reading about.

He has a way of nosing out the interesting: But I think I would have to take a year out of my portgoallo to follow his journey with the kind of respect and attention that would be his due.

E’ la sfida a partire per un viaggo che porti ciascuno di noi alla conoscenza della propria terra: Nov 11, Elizabeth rated it it was ok Shelves: But I’ll take anything Saramago serves. Josee 24, Jess rated it liked it.

May 24, Jolanta Da rated it viaggik liked it Shelves: If you talk to him in a bar or the cloister of a monastery if could change your life. Democracy is still young and the country is very poor.

Trivia About Journey to Portug Looking for the keys to said churches.

To ask other readers questions about Journey to Portugalplease sign up. A volte la lettura scorreva veloce e semplice, altre volte pareva che si incagliasse senza via d’uscita.

I’m wondering if it’s the translation, but whatever it is, I don’t need to read anymore.

Viaggio in Portogallo

I think this book inn have been better served to me after going to Portugal. Amanda Hopkinson translates contemporary literature, mainly from Latin America, and reviews for leading British newspapers. Read thi Though this doesn’t purport to be a guide book, I’d hoped to either be immersed in the storytelling or at least have it augment my sense of place during recent travels to Portugal.

Published March 6th by Mariner Books first published For me it was the opposite. Belmonte eh a terra de Pedro Alvares Cabral, aquele que em chegou ao Brasil e cujo retrato, em medalha, se diz estar no claustro dos Jeronimos. I started this book thinking it would be a great introduction to Portugal before my visit, but instead I found it exhausting to read.

He refers to himself as The Traveler throughout.

Journey to Portugal: In Pursuit of Portugal’s History and Culture by José Saramago

He focuses largely on churches and castles, appears to shun companionship and the new – while remaining aloof and treating his surroundings with a slight air of pomposity. Maybe it is the narrative voice he portogalpo. Ci sono in questo incontro grande riflessione e grande rispetto per la devozione dei fedeli: Das Cladas da Rainha a Obidos chega-se num suspiro.

I have tried to read this book twice, both times never making it past 30 pages or so. Actually, than most people display. Altri purtroppo sembrano solo delle interminabili descrizioni che perdono un po’ significato lasciate sospese sulla carta.

Tasty or not tasty meals, an art museum, a wet road. To travel is to discover; a tourist only encounters.

Journey to Portugal: In Pursuit of Portugal’s History and Culture

I too visit all of the beautiful churches in Europe every time I go for the art, not the religionso I never realized how boring they are to describe. Saramaago Viajante ah escolheu o seu. You have to start the journey anew. I think for many, it can be a little dated and maybe a little boring.

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I almost felt like we were comparing notes!

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