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The Notebook

(2010)
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A unique journey into the personal and political world of the Nobel laureate and author of Blindness. 'I only spoke because it was impossible to continue any longer in silence.' - Jose Saramago

Provocative and lyrical, The Notebook is a record of a year in the life of Jose Saramago. On the eve of the 2008 US presidential election, the author started jotting down his reflections on the world in which he lives. He evokes life in his beloved city of Lisbon, conversations with friends, and meditations on his favorite authors, often rendered with pointillist detail: precise observations on stories and moments of arresting significance that together comprise an acute view of our times. Characteristically critical and uncompromising, Saramago dissects the financial crisis, deplores Israel's bombardment of Gaza, traces the ongoing inquiry into the execution of the Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes on the London Underground, and charts the transition from the era of George W. Bush to that of Barack Obama. Available for the first time in English, The Notebook offers a rare glimpse into the mind of one of the most original writers of our time. .



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April 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Notebook
Author(s): Jose saramago
ISBN: 1-84467-614-5 / 978-1-84467-614-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Verso
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Paperback Editions

May 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Notebook
Author(s): Jose Saramago, Umberto Eco
ISBN: 1-84467-701-X / 978-1-84467-701-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Verso Books
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May 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Notebook
Author(s): Jose Saramago
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May 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Notebook
Author(s): Jose Saramago
Publisher: Verso
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