The Book of Disquiet

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Penguin Books Limited, May 30, 2002 - Fiction - 544 pages
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With its astounding hardcover reviews Richard Zenith's new complete translation of THE BOOK OF DISQUIET has now taken on a similar iconic status to ULYSSES, THE TRIAL or IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME as one of the greatest but also strangest modernist texts. An assembly of sometimes linked fragments, it is a mesmerising, haunting 'novel' without parallel in any other culture.

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The prose demands it. - Goodreads
And then, he is a poet, even his prose is poetic. - Goodreads
Those quotes seem like poetry in prose to me. - Goodreads
It is someone else doing the writing. - Goodreads
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A man who sees and cannot not see. Having had a normal childhood and adolescence the banality of life appeared, even in his dreams. He sees no way out, "Living seems to me a metaphysical mistake on ... Read full review

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Who is this quiet man with the look of a sad priest? We each take our meals alone at this Lisbon café on the Rua dos Duoradores. I eat my dinner with my book in hand—he, with his pen. I observe him ... Read full review

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Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) was born in Lisbon and brought up in Durban, South Africa. He returned to Lisbon in 1905. A prolific writer, ascribing his work to a variety of personas or heteronyms, Pessoa published little in his lifetime and supported himself by working as a commercial translator. Although acknowledged as an intellectual and a poet, his literary genius went largely unrecognised until after his death

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