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Death at Intervals

(2008)
(Death With Interruptions)
A novel by

 
 
On the first day of the new year, no one dies. This, understandably, causes consternation among politicians, religious leaders, funeral directors, and doctors. Among the general public, on the other hand, there is initially celebration - flags are hung out on balconies, people dance in the streets. They have achieved the great goal of humanity: eternal life. Then reality hits home - families are left to care for the permanently dying, life-insurance policies become meaningless, and funeral directors are reduced to arranging burials for pet dogs, cats, hamsters, and parrots.

Death sits in her chilly apartment, where she lives alone with scythe and filing cabinets, and contemplates her experiment: What if no one ever died again? What if she, death with a small d, became human and were to fall in love?

Genre: Literary Fiction

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May 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: Death with Interruptions (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series)
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-4104-1520-1 / 978-1-4104-1520-2 (USA edition)
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Title: Death with Interruptions
Author(s): Jose Saramago
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Title: Death at Intervals (Vintage Classics)
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August 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Death with Interruptions
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 0-547-24788-5 / 978-0-547-24788-5 (USA edition)
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February 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death at Intervals
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ISBN: 0-09-950248-8 / 978-0-09-950248-7 (UK edition)
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July 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Death With Interruptions - Book Club Edition
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-60751-924-0 / 978-1-60751-924-9 (USA edition)
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February 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death at Intervals
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-84655-020-3 / 978-1-84655-020-1 (UK edition)
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July 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Death With Interruptions
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-5226-9796-9 / 978-1-5226-9796-1 (USA edition)
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December 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Death with Interruptions
Author(s): Margaret Jull Costa (translator), Jose Saramago
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Title: Death at Intervals (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Jose Saramago
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Title: Death with Interruptions
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