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Or perhaps he finished the first half of the book and had no clue where to go from there.
I don't recall fretting about it too much in the other novels that I read, but for some reason, his style seemed like an affectation to me this time.
The plot is thin throughout the novel, but because Saramago writes so well, it still makes for enjoyable reading.
This book deals with the most existential question: what happens when we die? But the author takes it further by including what happens to those who get left behind. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Wilson Cardenas
Funny commentary on government, the church, funeral directors, the maphia and much more. Unusual style but a absorbing read with richness and beauty.Published 1 month ago by Donald J. Perschau
What a highly imaginative view into what could happen if Death decided to take some time off. If you can get through the writing style (who needs punctuation?), it is a fun read.Published 2 months ago by ReaderT
While it takes a bit to get accustomed to the format of the book, i laughed out loud at segments. I thought it was an ingenious theme. Read morePublished 4 months ago by LINDA ALYCE NICKELL
The first have of the book was a slow read, and did not really pick up and get exciting until the middle or so. Then its a very dark, morbid in a way... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tia Rantula
Death With Interruptions isn't really a novel but more like incoherent ramblings by the author about death. Read morePublished 5 months ago by lazza
For a short period of time in an unknown country, death, quite literally, stops. Jose Saramago speculates on the socioeconomic ramifications of what happens in a world where death... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Nick N.
I read this straight through - It was very compelling, and Saramago's writing is so poetic, almost hypnotizing. His writing reminds me of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.Published 7 months ago by claudia
I thought that the author overdid it a bit and the writing was challenging to read at times but it was worth it.