By José Saramago

ISBN-10: 0547391609

ISBN-13: 9780547391601

Nobel Prize-winner Jose Saramago's outstanding new novel poses the query -- what occurs while the bleak reaper comes to a decision there'll be not more death? On the 1st day of the hot yr, not anyone dies. This of course causes consternation between politicians, spiritual leaders, morticians, and medical professionals. one of the common public, however, there's before everything celebration—flags are frolicked on balconies, humans dance within the streets. they've got completed the good aim of humanity: everlasting existence. Then truth hits home—families are left to deal with the completely death, life-insurance rules develop into meaningless, and funeral parlors are decreased to arranging burials for puppy canines, cats, hamsters, and parrots.
Death sits in her cold condominium, the place she lives by myself with scythe and submitting cupboards, and contemplates her scan: What if not anyone ever died back? What if she, demise with a small d, grew to become human and have been to fall in love?

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He had no hand in the reforms and improvements inaugurated, which were the work of our Board of Health, as occasion required and means were provided. He was not a pure man in his relations with women, and the leprosy of which he died should be attributed to his vices and carelessness. , 'C. M. ' {1} To deal fitly with a letter so extraordinary, I must draw at the outset on my private knowledge of the signatory and his sect. It may offend others; scarcely you, who have been so busy to collect, so bold to publish, gossip on your rivals.

I will engage my head, they do not find that view in their own hearts; they have taken it up in a dark despair; they are but troubled sleepers 34 Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson talking in their sleep. The soul, or my soul at least, thinks very distinctly upon many points of right and wrong, and often differs flatly with what is held out as the thought of corporate humanity in the code of society or the code of law. Am I to suppose myself a monster? I have only to read books, the Christian Gospels for example, to think myself a monster no longer; and instead I think the mass of people are merely speaking in their sleep.

It is not possible to answer these questions without a trial; and there is nothing more obvious to my mind, than that a man who has not experienced some ups and downs, and been forced to live more cheaply than in his father's house, has still his education to begin. Let the experiment be made, and he will find to his surprise that he has been eating beyond his appetite up to that hour; that the cheap lodging, the cheap tobacco, the rough country clothes, the plain table, have not only no power to damp his spirits, but perhaps give him as keen pleasure in the using as the 47 Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson dainties that he took, betwixt sleep and waking, in his former callous and somnambulous submission to wealth.

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