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Double
By Jose Saramago

The Double

Enemy

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Double by Jose Saramago

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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...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099461654
ISBN-10: 009946165X
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 18mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jose Saramago

Born in Portugal in 1922, Jose Saramago was one of the most important writers of his generation. He was in his fifties when he came to prominence as a novelist with the publication of Baltasar & Blimunda. A huge body of work followed, which included plays, poetry, short stories, non-fiction and over a dozen novels, including Blindness which was made into an acclaimed film. He has been translated into more than forty languages, and in 1998 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He died on 18 June 2010, shortly after the Portuguese publication of Cain.

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