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Baltasar and Blimunda (book review) José Saramago

020219 from ???: there is often a description of an artistic project, even if it is not quite ‘art’, in Saramago’s work: in this case it is the cathedral, not as work of architecture but as social creation. a general reminder to tourists who walk about exclaiming how beautiful: there are lives there, lives we might otherwise not remark, and there is sorrow as well as joy in every person’s life as there is love and loss and suffering. this is the first saramago i had read (trade ppbk) from before his nobel and before [book:Blindness|2526]...

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