The Double: (Enemy)

The Double: (Enemy)

By: Jose Saramago (author), Margaret Jull Costa (translator)Paperback

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Watching a rented video, Tertuliano Maximo Afonso is shocked to notice that one of the actors is identical to him in every physical detail. He embarks on a secret quest to find his double and sets in motion a train of events that he cannot control. Saramago's novel explores the nature of individuality and examines the fear and insecurity that arise when our singularity comes under threat, when even a wife cannot tell the original from the imposter...

About Author

Jose Saramago is one of the most important international writers of the last hundred years. Born in Portugal in 1922, he was in his sixties when he came to prominence as a writer with the publication of Baltasar and Blimunda. A huge body of work followed, translated into more than forty languages, and in 1998 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Saramago died in June 2010.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780099461654
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780099461654
  • weight: 213
  • ISBN10: 009946165X
  • translations: Portuguese
  • language of text: English

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