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And ponders on his next move. This would lead to a chain of events that not only desn't go according to plan, but opens up o homem duplicado saramago whole other set of possibilities that spells danger for the people he most cares about, including his girlfriend, Maria da Paz.

I loved Saramago's story, the way it delved deep into my consciousness, resulting in a finale that sat well with me. What I didn't particularly like was Tertuliano himself, a guy who meandered through life feeling like someone owed him a favour.

He believes he is depressed. He o homem duplicado saramago to be depressed.


A nice girl who is far too good for him, a decent well payed job. Put the violin away.

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To me he just appeared to be a bit of a drip. The long continuous sentences and detailed faintly comic descriptions of Tertuliano's comings and goings started to annoy me after a while, Saramago may be a Nobel laureate who feels obliged to write like a Prose experimentalist filling the pages with hardly any paragraph breaks, but for hapless reader it's a bit like Marmite.

Thankfully, from my own perspective this is something that wasn't new, as there was so much still o homem duplicado saramago look forward to later o homem duplicado saramago the novel, his writing style eventually didn't bother me. And after the point of no return, when the Identicals finally meet, I loved every minute right through to it's conclusion, it just took a while to get off the ground.

The next day, he buys a newspaper to learn the details of the accident: The truck driver, when questioned by police, said that the passengers in the car appeared to be quarreling before their automobile crossed the center lane and crashed into the truck.

Three days later, as Tertuliano is reading about Mesopotamian civilization, the phone rings. He answers and a man on the o homem duplicado saramago end of the line exclaims, "At last!

The man says he has been trying to reach him for months and claims to be his double. Tertuliano agrees to meet him in a nearby park that o homem duplicado saramago.

Tertuliano changes his clothes, loads the pistol he keeps in the house, and puts it into his belt.

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He o homem duplicado saramago Helena a note, "I'll be back", and leaves for his rendezvous in the park. Critical reception[ edit ] The Guardian said Saramago did not push the concept of the double far enough, noting that every culture plays with this idea.

o homem duplicado saramago Since the immutable laws of nature insist that something cannot exist in two places at the same time, a man and his double cannot both remain alive: It is no unfair disclosure to say that a death is the novel's conclusion.

The next day, Anthony follows Adam and sees Adam's girlfriend Mary, whom he finds attractive. He starts following her to work without being noticed.


Anthony plots to accuse Adam of having sexual relations with Anthony's wife Helen so that he, Anthony, can take his place with Mary over the weekend and sleep with her. Anthony demands Adam's clothes and car keys in order to get things even by taking out Mary for a romantic o homem duplicado saramago getaway, promising to disappear forever afterward.


Adam complies, and Anthony takes Mary to the hotel after work. Meanwhile, Adam in o homem duplicado saramago goes to Anthony's apartment and is immediately recognized by the apartment concierge, who lets him in without the keys but also desperately asks if 'Anthony' could take him back to the o homem duplicado saramago sex club again.

Inside the apartment, Adam finds a framed photo on a shelf, which looks like the one he had found earlier in his own house, but now the photo is intact, and the woman is revealed to be Helen. Adam is trying to adjust as Anthony in front of Helen but she doesn't appear to notice the subtle differences or his shy behavior and asks him to join her in bed.

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