The Book of Disquiet is a work by the Portuguese author Fernando Pessoa ( –). Published posthumously, The Book of Disquiet is a fragmentary. Fernando Pessoa. Libro del desasosiego. Fernando Pessoa. Libro del desasosiego. Image may contain: text. Likes3 Comments93 Shares. English (US). Libro Del Desasosiego Pessoa. 9 likes. Book. Libro Del Desasosiego Pessoa. Privacy · Terms. About. Libro Del Desasosiego Pessoa. Book. 9 people like this.

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Little happens in the work other than thinking about the self and its relationship with others and the world. According to Cunha, who with Jacinto do Prado Coelho and Maria Aliete Galhoz edited the first edition inthere are two authors of the book: It just could have been something special if it told a real story.

I just don’t oessoa the way Pessoa describes his crushing sadness as particularly evocative or interesting. For The Book of Disquiet ends up being frightfully, dreadfully boring.

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If you don’t accept it as such, you are confronted with pages worth of loosely connected and often repeating concepts. He studies people and studies himself but finds both the exercises worthless and sometimes worthwhile.

Some people should just stick to 50 shades of grey and leave the big boys to those e. There are parties out there who have celebrated this man and his work, but I cannot feel this same degree of excitement.


Regardless, the fact that this issue occurred at all points to another cause of my frustration. It is a disquiet soul’s rambling. This cruel treatment of the gators in preparation for his final act was immediately denounced by PETA, and his shameless disregard for their welfare was universally lambasted by all local media outlets. This page was last edited on 21 Julyat I am reluctant to describe it as Existentialism, because of the apparent lack of Humanism.

I just feel that it never got adequately off the ground. I’ve never come across Pessoa’s work before this so I should probably.

At times I was 3-starring this, especially toward the end, because it If this entire manuscript were to be dumped into one of those new-fangled word cloud thingies that tells you which words come up the most, undoubtedly “dream” would win. If you don’t speak Portuguese I would recommend the translation by Richard Zenith, as he is of Portuguese descent, editor of one of the Portuguese …more If you don’t speak Portuguese I would recommend the translation by Richard Zenith, as he is of Portuguese descent, editor of one of the Portuguese versions and considered by many one of the greatest Pessoa’s expert.

I keep whole a heart, Given over to Unreal destinies. He works in an office as a bookkeeper, probably few years before his retirement.

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Never too Late to Thanks to my brother Joselito for highly recommending this book to me. Ci starebbe il cestino con zero stelle, se non mi fosse venuto da chiedermi se non stia sbagliando io da qualche parte.


Discussion — The Book of Disquiet — Book as a whole. See all 6 questions about Libro del desasosiego…. The fragments feature some lovely writing and not-quite-profound but at least intriguing thoughts He was each one of them, a mix of few of them, and none at all.

To ask other readers questions about Libro eo desasosiegoplease sign up. We love an idea of our own; in short, it is ourselves that we love I have walked away from books in hatred before. Why the change of heart?

Ciddi anlamda sinirlerimi bozdu. Return to Book Page.

Bene non seppi, fuori del prodigio che schiude la divina Indifferenza: Eu pergunto-me se um homem que nunca fodeu pode ser um bom escritor. I realize this is a highly regarded book of poetry by a known writer from Portugal.

It’s navel-gazing par excellence. All it basically is is a stream of poetic and philosophical quotes that may or may not create a story.