Two decades after Portuguese novelist and Nobel Laureate José Saramago shocked the religious Cain – José Saramago Libros similares. Si en El evangelio según Jesucristo José Saramago nos dio su visión del Nuevo Testamento, en Caín regresa a los primeros libros de la Biblia.
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Words of Wisdom for Daily Living. It also provides the author’s highly critcal view of God. Pearl in the Sand.
Continua a fare acquisti. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Heirs of the Magi First Christmas. On the occasions, Cain condemns God’s behavior, in making the innocent suffer along with the guilty. Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa.
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The title identifies the protagonist: I can only imagine how much pleasure this book gives in the original Portuguese. Although Baudelaire used Cain as a leader for the meek against the unjust majesty of God, Saramago is the first writer I know of who rightly decided that the Old Testament could use a bracing shot of humor. The Narrow Road to the Deep North. Joshua opened his mouth wide in amazement, You can’t make the sun stop, he asked, and his voice trembled because he believed he was uttering a terrible heresy, No, I can’t stop the sun because it’s already stopped, it hasn’t moved since I put it there, You are the lor This is why all my friends should read this book: If you are a cynic, or just open minded, you will probably find it at least interesting if not actualy enjoyable.
From the beginning, God appears on stage as the antagonist, or if you like, the Antichrist, to Cain, a simple farmer who only wants his sacrifice of crops to be as appreciated as Abel’s sacrifice of livestock.
Saramago’s satire shows compassion for Cain and his plight but his unnuanced anger toward God becomes exasperating. Reflections of a Searching Heart.
Detalles del producto Tapa blanda: Il titolo dovrebbe essere di almeno 4 caratteri. Even the pious will have to giggle at some of the absurdities as the character of Cain travels through a kind of time warp to encounter Abraham, Lot, Noah and others, challenging a deity who allows evil to coexist with good. Cain’s experiences are frequently a bit different than as related by the Bible and by most Judeo-Christian authorities.
Cain is present at the destruction of the Tower of Babel, at the worshipping of the Golden Calf, at the obliteration of Sodom and Gomorrah, etc. He is a witness to and participant in the stories of Isaac and Abraham, the destruction of the Tower of Babel, Moses and the golden calf, the trials of Job. Ti ringraziamo per il feedback. View all 10 comments.
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Cain is a hero in this story; he runs into God numerous times in his life, and each time, he is reminded how lackin Here is the life of Cain, told in a witty, allegorical style. I enjoyed this book, even though Sarmago’s writing syle was quite unconventional. Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa.
Inglese Opzioni di download: He’s too subtle to just rant on the lord. Even the pious will have to giggle at some of the absurdities as the character of Cain travels aaramago a kind of time warp to encounter Abraham, Lot, Noah and others, challenging a deity who allows evil to coexist with good. Of course, is our hero, a killer whom God cannot thoroughly punish, doomed to find himself outside Jericho or Sodom, where God’s wrath seems a little more self-serving rather than just.
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