Death with Interruptions, published in Britain as Death at Intervals is a novel written by José Original title, As Intermitências da Morte As in many of his other works, Saramago largely eschews traditional forms of grammar and punctuation. As Intermitências da Morte has ratings and reviews. Mohammed said: New review:I gave it another shot and finished after a long struggle. I. Results 1 – 16 of 16 As Intermitencias Da Morte by Saramago, José and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
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The book, based in an unnamed, landlocked country at a point in the unspecified past, opens with the end of death.
As Intermitências da Morte
Mysteriously, at the stroke of midnight of January 1, no one in the country can die any more. Initially, the people of this country celebrate their apparent victory over mankind’s longtime foe. Though the traditional sources for guidance on things morts life and death endeavor to discover why people have stopped dying, religious authorities, philosophers and scholars alike can find no answers.
The Catholic Church feels threatened by this new turn of events, as the end of death would call into question one of the fundamental foundations of their dogma: The common citizens, however, generally enjoy their newfound immortality. This joy is short-lived – it soon becomes apparent that the end of death presents unique demographic and financial challenges.
The complete cessation of dying leads to a growing fear among healthcare workers that the system will collapse under its own weight: Funeral workers, on the other hand, fear the opposite problem: A means of finally killing people, and relieving families of the burden of their catatonic kin, is devised and implemented by an underground group known only as the maphia the ‘ph’ is chosen to avoid any confusion with the more sinister Mafia.
The incapacitated are brought over the borders of the country, where they instantly die, as death has not ceased working elsewhere. Intermitebcias you like to tell us about a lower price?
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