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Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The king’s house had many other doors, but this was the door for petitions.

Lists with This Book. It was fun to think and read about. Visit our Help Pages. On the other hand we see that once man has the basic elements to achieve his dream he starts destroying it by creating all sorts of pretexts and obstacles that interfere with its realization.

Although he wrote his first novel inhe waited some 35 years before winning critical acclaim for work such as the Memorial do Convento. No trivia or quizzes yet. Since the king spent all his time sitting at the door for favors favors being offered to the king, you understandwhenever he heard someone knocking at the door for petitions, he would pretend not to hear.

I wish I could give the book raving reviews but it has failed to leave and lasting impression. Saramago packs so much message in such a short tale it’s nuts. The story explores a fun concept of the knowability of knowledge. A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors.


Saramago was awarded jowe Nobel Prize for literature in Sofia B rated it it was ok Dec 18, Audible Download Audio Books. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Man asked the King for a ship to go in search of his island, once the King has granted him his wish, man is desxonocida seen defeating his own perseverance and ilusion as he expresses doubt and fear of possible disasters that the realization of the dream may bring to him. See all free Kindle reading apps.

El cuento de la isla desconocida

Paperback80 pages. Es de un hombre que va a pedir un barco al rey y este se lo da.

But as a deep symbolic story I actually tripled checked to make sure that I had not missed something. This desconocisa was an odd little book. Before devoting himself exclusively to writing novels inhe worked as a draftsman, a publisher’s reader, an editor, translator, and political commentator for Diario de Lisboa.

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I read this book in it’s original language – Portuguese – xaramago I think the messages would be equally clear in any language. Glad it only took 10 or 15 minutes to read. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Quotes from El cuento de la i Jan 18, Marta Alvarez Rojas rated it it was ok Shelves: Sara,ago Marchionatti rated it it was ok Aug 19, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Fundamentally the story appears to be about love or life more deeply but falls short of really opening up the topic and elucidating it by much. View all 5 comments. I’ll just think of it as a quirky bedtime story. A short but intriguing story that is a little too dwsconocida.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The island isoa be somewhere between the second and third categories. No lo he descubierto yo. It’s a very short story, or almost a fable, which very cleverly masks a critique desconocidaa the way bureaucratic rulers deal with their “subjects”.

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