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POSSIBLY SOLVED > A world with no more death and a man with angel wings

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message 1: by Olivia (new)

Olivia | 3 comments My post-modernism professor told us about a (presumably a post-modern work) book where the world suddenly has no more death. Example, you can jump off a bridge and get really mangled but not be dead. And something about a man with angel wings

message 2: by Kris (new)

Kris | 34447 comments Mod
A guess - Death with Interruptions by José Saramago? I don't know if there is an angel. Wikipedia has a plot summary (with spoilers) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_w...

Olivia, around what year did you hear about this book? This will help narrow down the search.

Do you recall the author's nationality?

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message 3: by Olivia (new)

Olivia | 3 comments Thank you so much, this might be the one. I heard about it this year. I also remember him saying that the author’s other books also occur in the natural world but with some kind of twist in reality, exploring the consequences

message 4: by Kris (last edited Dec 10, 2018 09:27AM) (new)

Kris | 34447 comments Mod
Here is the Google Books preview of Death with Interruptions by José Saramago (English translation from Portuguese) -- https://books.google.com/books?id=TP6...

Should we mark your request as Solved or Possibly Solved?

message 5: by Olivia (new)

Olivia | 3 comments Definitely possibly solved

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