Book Of A Lifetime: All The Names, By José Saramago

Article in the Independent

I was given a copy of José Saramago’s ‘All the Names’ by a dear friend one Christmas. In the first few days of January, I came down with flu for the first time in my life – a proper sweating, shivering, aching and feverish flu that made me fairly sure I was dying. It was in the hours of reprieve here and there, when I was able to sit up and open my eyes, that I began reading Saramago’s novel…

 

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