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The Double by José Saramago
"My 2nd book by the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature awardee, Jose de Sousa Saramago. I am still impressed.

With Blindness as the first, I can now say that Mr. Saramago has a distinctive writing style: he uses long sentences, at times more than a pag..." Read more of this review »
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The Double by José Saramago
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I had previously read Saramago's Blindness and so the bar was set high.

Just prior to reading The Double I had watched Denis Villeneuve's Enemy, starring Jake Gyllenhaal. I have to confess the Louise Bourgeois influence made me want to immediately rea
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Blindness by José Saramago
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Eat and Run by Scott Jurek
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I quite enjoyed the way this book went through the life of Scot Jurek, from when he was a kid to first getting into running and then how the rest of his life gradually changed as he progressed to ultra running and becoming a vegan. During the reading ...more
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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
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It was difficult for me to get through the dialog. On the other hand, when the narrator was "speaking" the writing was amazing. Her use of metaphor often made me stop for a moment to take in the power of her writing. The dichotomy between the dialog ...more
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The Red and the Black by Stendhal
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Once I got into the book I couldn't put it down. I enjoyed all the footnotes included. This is certainly a more fully realised book than The Charterhouse of Parma. It is a fascinating look into a slice of society from close to two hundred years ago. ...more
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