A Viagem do Elefante

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Editorial Caminho, 2008 - Portugal - 258 pages
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I midten af 1600-tallet tilbyder kong Juan d. 3 af Portugal sin fætter Maximillian af Østrig, en asiatisk elefant. Elefanten Solomons rejse gennem Europa er ikke en historisk fortælling, men en episk blanding af reelle hændelser og absurde indfald. En humoristisk og ironisk refleksion over det menneskelige svigt.

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I hoped much more from this book. I guess it's the story that isn't that interesting, but it still is a José Saramago's book. You can't say it's bad cause you go to any page and you find a great write and a huge sense of humor. I adore Saramago and it's not cause of this book that I'll stop loving him. :) 

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Saramago's gentle, ironic voice blows for the last time through the pages of this charming folly like a warm zephyr. Following his death in 2010 I found it impossible to read this without a sense of ... Read full review


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