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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Both the agrarian culture and the cruel, unfair ‘justice’ of the ancient ‘Holy Land’ are on display here, as is the true, terrifying nature of Old Testament morality. Return to Book Page.

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. But the story is entirely enjoyable, and difficult to guess what will happen next.

We don’t just get the bare bones of the stories and characters – we see how Cain feels about his brother, longer conversations with God, we take a trip with Cain through Sodom, to the Tower of Babel, and to a valley where a man and his family are building a really big boat A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors.

Puoi leggerlo utilizzando uno qualsiasi dei seguenti dispositivi o una app Kobo: Appena le avremo esaminate le pubblicheremo sul nostro sito. Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones. I read the audio version, and thoroughly enjoyed the spirited and slightly snide narration. The Girl on the Train. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Achei que estava na altura de ler “Caim”, uma releitura do Antigo Testamento.

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Saramago’s Cain is not a big fan of the Lord. Lists with This Book. Of course at the beginning things were not so easy for them so Eve, every now and then, had to take a walk saamago paradise and beg the angels to give her some fruits.

Saramago’s Cain is a satire that takes the moral ideas of the Old Testament to their logical conclusions.

God does not come off particularly well in these exchanges, while Cain seems a sort of Prometheus, an advocate of humane behavior on the part of the divine. Daramago real surprise with this story xe that it hasn’t been done before, given the countless unexplored possibilities of such a character. At the beginning it was not to the Word, but simply the creation of the world, since, as we read, when god ligro man forgot to give to him the gift of speech.

In a long, admirably provocative career, Saramago impatiently dragged us along the first steps toward a future, more perfect Enlightenment, this time completely overthrowing the voluntary shackles of religion and hokey spiritualism and replacing them with humor, irony, and a secular morality grounded in human experience.

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These and other stories are skewered by Cain, probably the most hated man in the Old Testament, if not all 66 books in the Bible. All in all, this is an interesting take on a very old question, as well as a story that holds the reader’s interest. Empieza a leer Cain English Edition en tu Kindle en menos de un minuto. I must look up more jode this author.


He is there in time to save Abraham from sacrificing Isaac when God’s angel arrives late after a wing malfunction.

But this one seems to do in sharp strokes what Gospel did in sin waves: No trivia or quizzes yet. 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.

Cain and Saramago would have to enter into the insights of the Prophets and Wisdom portions of the Bible to gain and present a more honest conversation with God and readers. And the search turns out to be quixotic indeed. But, can last, the subject seems to fit the writer’s own predilections: Aggiungi al carrello Acquista ora Aggiungi alla lista desideri Joee dalla Wishlist.

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I really liked it. His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events, emphasizing the human factor rather than the officially sanctioned story. It also provides the author’s highly critcal view of God. Bible-Study and Companion Book. Gana dinero con nosotros.