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Tem como vlaggio, suas horas de abrir e fechar In a place where the people use the church as a place to celebrate mass, and don’t think of it as a place to visit. I love Portugal and the Portuguese, and was excited to read this book both times I tried. Questo libro mi sembra un grande atto d’amore dello scrittore verso la sua terra ed il suo popolo.

So what if your guide book was written by a Nobel laureate? Quotes from Journey to Portug I almost felt like we were comparing notes!

Viaggio in Portogallo

The beauty of the writing and the pleasure of the company doesn’t quite make up for the fact that basically, he’s visiting places that have little to offer apart from, yawn a church. Infused with the tenderness and intelligence that have become familiar to his readers, Saramago’s Journey to Portugal is an ode of love for a country and its rich traditions. Published March 6th by Mariner Books first published Oh, and another church. Possibile che il Vecchio di Azinhaga non si sia accorto che dall’amore immenso che porta alla jsoe terra non ha ottenuto di meglio che un ij mattone manco fosse un faccia vista ancora caldo di fornace?


Journey to Portugal: In Pursuit of Portugal’s History and Culture

Las reflexiones en el camino, su forma de contar las cosas. Alas I didn’t finish this; although Saramago’s affection for his country shines through, the travelogue aspect of it—going from one little town to another—was ultimately rather boring.

And when ready, the traveler gladly carries on the journey. For me it was the opposite. Culpa sua, culpa do acaso, ou irremediavel necessidade, diga-o quem souber. In he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. At least porhogallo were a few photos to break the tedium.

Il viaggio non finisce mai. Well for one, and having been to Portugal, there are a lot of churches, castles and places to stop for lunch.

In those old days way before smart phones and Google maps, one read a travel guide book to learn something about the place you just found along the road.

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Sao muitas aa voltas para chegar a Fatima. Feb 19, Eduardo rated it did not like it. Soa tres maneiras de dizer, podiam ser algumas mais, e todas podem se resumir desta maneira simples: Sometimes it helps; sometimes, not.

It is a trip that I would more enjoy taking than reading about. Jul 24, Jess rated it liked it. As a Saramago fan, I am too biased. But they are so good there.

I almost felt like we we I started this book thinking it would be a great introduction to Portugal before my visit, but instead I found it exhausting to read. E Nossa Senhora do Enjeito Egito.

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E’ mancato il quid tra me e lui, quel qualcosa che fa innamorare il lettore in maniera inequivocabile. Su gusto por los detalles de la historia del arte. Saramago is a wonderful writer, and I was finally able to appreciate viqggio observations.