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El Evangelio según Jesucristo

Return to Book Page. At age 75, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in for his work in which “parables sustained by imagination, compassion and irony, continually enables us to fe an elusory reality.

Nobel prize de Literatura the Saramaog according to Jesus Christ responds the desire of a man and a writer to excavate until the roots of the own civilization, in the mystery of its tradition, to extract the essential questions The problem is that Saramago sometimes makes assertions without offering any sort of narrative argumentation i. And that’s saying a lot because the main character is Jesus Christ, who you’d think would be a pretty dynamic character.

I wasn’t necessarily “offended” by evangekio book, as I know many people were it IS mocking and irreverentbut I did not find it to be very interesting, jeskcristo or original. Perhaps that makes me a sarajago reader.

Jesus is more human, than divine. Yes, I do understand why it was so shocking but those pages were limited to maybe 30 and it is stuff that I have read before. I feel very mixed about this book. Jesus Himself is fallible even error-prone on some occasionsevangellio He has lots of sex with Mary Magdalene out of wedlockand, again, nothing like the Jesus we know from Scripture.


References to this book La escritura creativa en las aulas: My library Help Advanced Book Search. If I’m going to spend my little free time d a book, I need it to move me emotionally. Things improve a bit when Jesus decides to make an appearance at some point, but his life, as we all know, is short-lived and thus we are le “Blessed is the reader who manages to reach the end of this book” I think this is a well written book.

Some critics may adore it, but I find it unbearable, annoying, and pointless i. That’s just the way I roll.

Alfaguara- Fiction – pages. It is no wonder that the first time I picked up this book to try reading it, I didn’t get past the first few pages – it just bored me – and that it took a cross Atlantic flight of 6 hours for me to finally get far enough along to ssaramago up finishing the book.

Open Preview See a Problem? His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events, emphasizing the human factor rather than the officially sanctioned story. The first part in particular, which is mostly about Joseph, is evamgelio and goes on and on Well, it’s always risky to rewrite a religious story and I am of the opinion that i I feel very mixed about this book. Trivia About Aegun Gospel Accord Si son cristianos no lean este libro, no se hagan ese mal.

El Evangelio Segun Jesucristo

Interesting modern attempt to understand the duality resulting from being both human and divine at the same time, jesucrksto never having read the novel by Kazantzakis I suspect that this one is not as original as might be at first suspected.

Saramago’s idiosyncratic style and refusal to use quotation marks or italics or create indentations more than once or twice a page is, in my opinion, no good. Just a moment while we sign you in to saramagp Goodreads account. Una historia muy interesante.


The story explores some deep things, like hypocrisy and guilt. I really espected more. Seriously now, I might disagree with a lot of the people that have read this book, but I found most of it utterly boring.

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I feel the title should have been different. However, to dwell on the bad without even hinting at or touching upon the good of Christianity is intellectually dishonest. Still, it took me a very long time to finish it because for long sections I was not particularly gripped.

But I found it too wordy which is odd coming from meand I think there was a lost focus on actually setting the book up and carrying it through it a more narrative and stylistic way. Before devoting himself exclusively to writing novels inhe worked as a draftsman, a publisher’s reader, an editor, translator, and political commentator for Diario de Saramqgo.

Jesus meeting Mary Magdalene b. Unlike great authors, Saramago never offers much room for interpretation or the possibility of being wrong or even in doubt.

Most of the strength of this novel lies with the realism of the story’s setting you can often see the dust of 1st century Palestine, etc. I didn’t like it.

And Jesus lives with Mary Magdalene as a husband would.