7 11, 2011

Another Saramago “blasphemy”

By |2011-11-07T06:55:04-07:00November 7th, 2011|Book Reviews|

The Elephants Journey By Jose Saramago Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010, 205 pages Anyone doubting Jose Saramago’s right to the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature will rapidly change their mind when they read this superbly written book. Virtually every third sentence, on the average, is filled with clever eye-opening humor. The narrator also interrupts the drama [...]

21 10, 2011

Noble Prize Winner Saramago Mocks Judaism

By |2011-10-21T04:13:17-07:00October 21st, 2011|Book Reviews|

The Gospel According to Jesus Christ By Jose Saramago   The reviews of 1998 Noble Prize winner Jose Saramago’s brilliant book on Amazon and elsewhere have generally been quite comprehensive, very well written, and informative. Therefore I will not delve again into the aspects of the novel that they discussed, such as the book’s plot; [...]