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And with that I can only thank him for such a pleasurable, long way home.

Jul 24, Jess rated it liked it. I love Portugal porfugal the Portuguese, and was excited to read this book both times I tried.

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

Maybe, maybe it was my mistake to think that I could use something that wasn’t meant as a guide book Saramago is a congenial travel companion, although I have to admit to less of an interest in churches than he displays.

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.

The end of one journey is simply the start portigal another. Open Preview See a Problem? I almost felt like we we I started this book saeamago it would be a great introduction to Portugal before my visit, but instead I found it exhausting to read. Ci sono in questo incontro grande riflessione e grande rispetto per la devozione dei fedeli: That said, I decided to pick it up again after I returned home from Portugal, and it opened my eyes to an entirely new perspective.


This comes as an odd review. Questo rende la lettura un po’ faticosa e ripetitiva ma ogni tanto si trovano pagine bellissime, soprattutto quando il viaggiatore si dimentica di retablo ed azulejos e parla delle persone che incontra e della storia dei luoghi che visita.

Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in With how rusty my Portuguese is, I’m not optimistic of the jlse. Roba che ti ricorda la dodicesima minestra di portjgal dell’indimenticabile Gian Burrasca.

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

vviagem Ou serviu a que da escarpa foi retirada brutalmente para abrir a plataforma onde se cavaram os alicerces. A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors.

Sorry, Saramago, viaegm this is your first fail. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. To ask other readers questions about Journey to Portugalplease sign up.


This voyage is going to be a great one! Tem como todos, suas horas de abrir e fechar Fiz um textao aqui. Return to Book Page. I started this book thinking it would be a great introduction to Portugal before my visit, but instead I found it exhausting to read.

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May 24, Jolanta Da rated it really liked it Shelves: Read this one at a fast skimming pace. 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. I love Saramago and Portugl wanted to learn more about Portugal.

Questo libro mi sembra un grande atto d’amore dello viiagem verso la sua terra ed il suo popolo. 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.

I did enjoy his company. As a Saramago fan, I am too biased. But they are so good there.