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José Luís Peixoto ô 9 review

Free read ó E-book, or Kindle E-pub ô José Luís Peixoto Read ↠ Nenhum Olhar ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub José Luís Peixoto ô 9 review Obre ela E pensa no dia em ue as cigarras se calarão na planície e os ramos mais fino. A piece that got bumped from the Literary Review for lack of spaceFrom the Mount of Olives farm absentee landlords dominate local finances In their abandoned mansion a voice rambles from within a trunk speaking aphorisms that recur in the minds of locals In town meanwhile the devil trades hurtful gossip with villagers who drink at Judas general store Donning a chasuble he performs weddings at the local church dooming the unions at which he presidesJos is a shepherd on the Mount of Olives estate regularly beaten by a nameless giant who sleeps with Jos s wife The devil urges Jos to catch her in this infidelity and then commit suicide Siamese twins Mois s and Elias joined at the last knuckle of one finger but refusing separation marry a cook who expresses herself through sculpted food A contracting collard green vagina for dinner hints at barrenness but they nevertheless conceive When the twins eat a fatally poisonous valentine the cook goes mad One eyed one armed one legged carpenter Rafael marries a blind prostitute when she dies delivering a stillborn child Rafael saws off his remaining leg and sets himself on fire Life is strange and shocking in this little Portuguese town and yet as a chronicle of that life Blank Gaze is strangely devoid of tension momentum or evolution in their place are detachment and the arbitrariness of coincidence This is not unintentional here is a static place where for thirty years the same men would come on the same days to buy the same uantities of cork the same amounts of wheat and olives paying the same price as in previous years Style echoes the theme of changelessness for although it often veers from third person to first and from character to character the narrative nevertheless remains deeply impersonal The voices are barely differentiated and as a result seem intractably that of the authorFormerly a poet Jos Lu s Peixoto has a great capacity for making phrases but will regularly over indulge with awkward results What does it mean for example to say that men are sheep that don t sleep The voice in the trunk bears an unfortunate resemblance to Kahlil Gibran and Blank Gaze uickly accumulates vacant platitudes and flimsy truisms so uickly that we cannot help but wonder if they are purposefully empty Peixoto offers many clues to his intentions in fact Blank Gaze seems sometimes to consist of little else delivered with hammer like subtlety and yet they prove impossible to follow The carpenters and shepherds of Mount of Olives have biblical names but all the women are nameless children inherit acuired traits such as bruises from their parents implying an emblematic rather than genetic legacy We meet a disembodied voice and a devil Temporal things are called eternalIt remains difficult to know what all this means Symbolism normally highlights the themes arising from a novel s characters and situations but in Blank Gaze every character and each situation is treated as symbolic and the purpose of the exercise becomes impossible to judge Is this an allegory and if so of what Is it a meta fiction intended to disclose the mechanical God of literary symbolism Storytelling as exegesis Perhaps it is none of these The instinct to plumb for depth even where none is apparent is a commendable one when dealing with the atypical in art but when Blank Gaze ends without resolution readers will be forgiven if they turn the uestion on its head to ask has the author demanded of me than I am accustomed to give or reuired too little of himself Stephen Hawking A Biography Greenwood Biographies pensa no dia em ue as cigarras se calarão na The River of Doubt Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey planície e os ramos mais fino. 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Free read ó E-book, or Kindle E-pub ô José Luís Peixoto Read ↠ Nenhum Olhar ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub José Luís Peixoto ô 9 review José olha o sol de frente e pensa Pensa na mulher e no ue o diabo lhe disse na venda s. Portugal s answer to Czechoslovakia s The Unbearable Lightness of Being The unbearable and the implacable the lightness and the order being and things Marry these two books and literature is complete The unbearable implacable order and lightness of being and things When a novel right off the bat in its very title tries to describe something which makes your mind swirl and your head spin like the possessed in The Exorcist then brace yourself for some major tortuous sweet self flagellation that will excite you with its strangenessHere you ingest poetry Almost endlessly a relentless reverberation of rhythmic echoes or incantatory phrases mellifluous cadence of felt sentences dancing not explaining melody covering plot like a blanket calling you summoning you to the tall tree in your backyard to hang yourself and declare like Jose here the character not the author that your death is nothing in the implacable order of things

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Free read ó E-book, or Kindle E-pub ô José Luís Peixoto Read ↠ Nenhum Olhar ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub José Luís Peixoto ô 9 review S dos sobreiros e das oliveiras se tornarão pedra Trinta anos mais tarde José filho d. If you enjoy reading beautifully written prose then this is the book for you This book is about the lives of a group of people in a small town and their children and how their lives develop I would say it is a very sad book about life Having grown up in a small town in Alentejo myself and knowing many small villages around it the author truly describes what is like living there You can almost see the way people talk the houses the interactions The only thing that kept me from giving 5 stars to it is the fact that at times the action really seems to drag and even though the whole book is uite slow this is evident in certain parts making it hard at times to keep reading


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