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But Pessoa— The pages remaining just seem insurmountable. 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. The Book of Disquiet should be read slowly and thoughtfully, savored and sipped like fine wine.

Ultimately Pessoa’s description of depression and his refuge in uncaring will probably be something you relate to deeply or feel alienated from. Update April 6th I’ve at long last got to the end of this one. April – The Book of Disquiet.

This book is not for everyone though. A better way to compare the sizes of different versions would be with word counts. Some sentences, passages I found myself marvelling over and reading again and again, other parts just didn’t gel.


Libro del desasosiego by Fernando Pessoa (4 star ratings)

We never love anyone. Too often, the book slipped from healthy self-deprecation to self-loathing. Published by Seix Barral first published Better then to put a stop to all our desires and hopes, to our futile attempts to explain the world, or to any foolish ambitions to change or govern it. Even if it’s serious, it would be ironic if only sad or self-pitying readers related to or enjoyed this work. So far, the best book that I’ve read this year. I like to look at it because I hate to feel it.

Quotes from Libro del desasos One wonders if such a work could have been written before the 20th century, before the age of psychological awareness launched by Freud and others. It’s just page after pesspa of angsty navel-gazing. Its closest fictional parallel is Dostoyevsky’s “Notes from Ferrnando.

Though I developed empathy for the author, whoever he was– there was, to me, a portrait of mental illness and severe depression within the book– I found the barrage of bleakness somewhat relentless and was relieved to finally complete the book.

Libro del desasosiego : Fernando Pessoa :

A completed thing is like a child; although imperfect like everything human, it belongs to us like our own children. I have walked away from books in hatred before.

Heternonymy This be possibly the biggest, most self indulgent pre-PoMo existential angst wank fest. Wuthering Heights filled me with a sense of frustration so supreme that I could not finish. Desaaosiego definitely has his own rhythm, his own voice.


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I think of Salinger in that degree, who began to feel strongly that being published was an unwelcome intrusion and distraction imposed upon the work itself. Creo que es una obra muy particular, y que hay que entender un poco de la historia del poeta para acercarse a ella. Not even the most desperate dissertation could convince me such a place is discernable.

Chapter 31, I felt, was brilliant. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The critic Harold Bloom referred to him in the book The Western Canon as the most representative poet of the twentieth century, along with Pablo Neruda. In questa pedsoa senza fatti di un personaggio inesistente consiste l’unica grande opera narrativa che Pessoa ci abbia lasciato: He read this in his Kindle last year and when he saw a copy in Powerbooks, pesdoa texted me right away saying that I must go to that bookstore immediately and buy because I don’t have a Kindle this lone copy.

It’s a fragmented, but ultimately comprehensive and systematic, contemplation of the narrator’s world and his place in it. Unfortunately, I don’t actually like it that much.