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2017: CTHULHU FOR CHRISTMAS

Monday, April 4, 2016

NOBEL PRIZE WINNER AUTHOR CHALLENGE

http://guiltlessreading.blogspot.ca/2016/03/announcing-new-april-reading-challenge.html 



 See my reading: 

BLINDNESS by Jose Saramago

From Goodreads:


José de Sousa Saramago (pronounced [ʒuˈzɛ sɐɾɐˈmagu]) was a Nobel-laureate Portuguese novelist, playwright and journalist. He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party. 
His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events, emphasizing the human factor rather than the officially sanctioned story. Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1998. He founded the National Front for the Defense of Culture (Lisbon, 1992) with among others Freitas-Magalhaes. He lived on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, Spain, where he died in June 2010.

A foundation with his name was established in 2007; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors. The José Saramago Foundation is currently based in Casa dos Bicos, a Portuguese landmark building in Lisbon. Saramago's house in Lanzarote is also open to the public.

José Saramago, together with his wife Pilar, were the subject of the award-winning documentary José e Pilar, providing us with a glimpse into their love story and life, as he was writing his A Viagem do Elefante.
 


https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/7302570-mallory-heart-reviews-year-of-cthulhu-vote-cthulhu?authenticity_token=%2FHdUYWXJ3hz6FWu3G3x6FcfgiR6%2FV3ilMDXxdY3RSkBItxtOQroaePH0zO98pKg6JxKX0%2F3eEabruCLR4zjpbw%3D%3D&shelf=nobel-winners_authors&user_id=7302570


 

1 comment:

  1. Hi there -- I'm so glad you decided to join us! :) How exciting! This was one of my earlier Saramago reads and I loved it. I didn't like the movie though. Looking forward to seeing your post/s! Happy reading!

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