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Baltasar and Blimunda by José Saramago
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Sep 10, 07

it was ok
Read in January, 2004

i don't know what happened, but this is one of the few books i've not been able to finish. although i revere saramago, i was not at all drawn in to this book. with a heavy heart, i put it down. i hope that i can read it someday and see what i missed the first time.
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Izzy That happened to me too, the first time I tried to read the book years ago! I was surprised as I, too, adore Saramago, and loved Blindness and the Gospel According to Jesus Christ! Something inspired me to pick the book up again recently, and so far, I've been enjoying it better. Crossing my fingers that I'll finish it this time!

Nancy I'm having trouble embracing it too . . .

Amari My partner, another Saramago lover, has been reading it on and off for months and we just this moment had another exchange about the difficulty of immersing oneself in it...

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