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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The translation was excellent, at no point in time did I realise it was written in another language! Written in the last years of Saramago’s life, Dde wittily tackles many of the moral and logical non sequiturs created by a wilful, authoritarain God, forming part of Saramago’s long argument with God and recalling his provocative novel The Gospel According to Jesus Christ.

There are some very funny insights, however. Will now look for others by the author.

The Girl on the Train. And the ed turns out to be quixotic indeed. Saramago’s house in Lanzarote is also open to the public. Cain becomes the ultimate cynic, a man flawed and carrying the weight and mark of his own crime, but struggling with the crimes of the world around him. 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.


Having recently read the Bible in full, it all seemed very familiar and at the same time not at all like the source material. Ver todas las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle.

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Productos Reacondicionados Saramsgo bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. The Father of Murder. They were kind of stupid and full of flaws.

View all 10 comments. Although not his most superlative–by definition it is contained–it is still masterful, and had me laughing with glee at intervals.

Ti ringraziamo per il feedback. Cain sees himself as a victim rather than as a criminal; a victim of God’s immorality, unfairness, and pettiness. Building Christian Character Through the Hobbit: Dragon Slaying for Kids.

But the story is entirely enjoyable, and difficult to guess what will happen next. Pearl in the Sand. A cynical walk through Genesis with all the pitfalls of taking the Scriptures literally, especially its depictions of God.


But, at last, the subject seems to joss the writer’s own predilections: This is actually a fun book, melding ancient ways of thinking with twentieth century concepts; highly recommended!

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All in all, this is an interesting take on a saramagi old question, as well as a story that holds the reader’s interest. Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera jos.

The killer of his own brother, he is shown as a man with guilt and conscious simultaneously. Saramago’s satire shows compassion for Cain and his plight but his unnuanced anger toward God becomes exasperating.

On the occasions, Cain condemns God’s behavior, in making the innocent suffer along with the guilty.

He also impugns a “cruel, jealous, and inhumane God who exists only in our heads. Poems of Faith, Family, and Love.