Libro del desasosiego has ratings and reviews. Ahmad said: Livro do Desassossego = The Book of Disquiet, Fernando PessoaThe Book of Disquie . Atribuida por su autor a Bernardo Soares, «personalidad literaria» de quien dijo Pessoa «soy yo menos el raciocinio y la afectividad», esta maravilla es el. Find great deals for Libro Del Desasosiego by Fernando Pessoa (Hardcover). Shop with confidence on eBay!.

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It’s great relief to have decided this! He works in an office as a bookkeeper, probably few years before his retirement.

Which translation shall I read then? Fragments from under the Floorboards Pssoa versions of the work have been presented to the reader as if it was a novel.

Libro del desasosiego

What is strange is that they think that others should love the book, too. Pessoa is a master dissector of the soul, and its multi-faceted permutations, a paladin of negation and confirmation, a harbinger of death and phoenixing. I, who dare write only passages, fragments, excerpts of the non-existent. For Pessoa, life is a dream. Some people should just stick to 50 shades of grey and leave the big boys to those e.

The work purports to be the product of the heteronymic author, Bernardo Soares, a figment of Pessoa’s imagination. I just got sick of reading about the author’s view of himself as being, essentially, the coolest person in the world because he took an interest in nothing excepting art – though I found his definition of art so poorly-constructed as to subvert his own arguments, if they can be called that, about aesthetics.


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To ask other readers questions about Libro del desasosiegoplease sign up. I might have seen some of myself in him, perhaps wallowed with him in gothic misery I’ve been known to do that from time to timebut my reaction to these boring, self-centered ramblings was to simply walk away and move on to better things.

Several of these personas went on to write poems. Soares lives a life only in his mind and in his daydreams. If he does, then you would not be disappointed.

However, I was bored. In fact, it took me almost a full month to finish this book but I must say that all the many hours I spent in it were all well-spent.

Wuthering Heights filled sesasosiego with a sense of frustration so supreme that I could not finish. Pessoa seems to agree: It is sometimes said that the four greatest Portuguese poets of modern times are Fernando Pessoa. To ask other readers questions about Libro del desasosiegoplease sign up. I demand nothing more from myself than to be a spectator of life.

Therefore, in fact, passively supporting the status quo is just as much a political action as resisting the status quo. Last time I was there, a couple of years ago, I determined that I would read this before I went back there. Yet, it’s been fashioned into a comprehensible philosophy. Refresh and try again.

The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa. Indeed, if all philosophy were conceived and written this lyrically, it wouldn’t be the preserve of desk-bound, incomprehensible polysyllabists and LL. I’ve written sentences whose sound, read out loud or silently impossible to hide their soundcan only be of something that has acquired absolute exteriority and a full-fledged soul.


To know yourself badly is to think. He sings his thoughts through his writings and then dances on sl music he creates during this process.

In me every tiny detail is recorded and magnified in order to form part of a whole. But not nearly often enough to make the slog worthwhile.

Libro Del Desasosiego by Fernando Pessoa (Hardcover)

Difficult to read but worth the effort. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In questa autobiografia senza fatti di un personaggio inesistente consiste l’unica grande opera narrativa che Pessoa ci abbia lasciato: This is not a normal book. For me, humanity is one vast decorative motif, existing through one’s eyes and ears and through psychological emotion.

I would go as far as to say I’m Update April 6th I’ve at long last got to the end of this one.

His intelligence served only to bemoan the tragedy of coexisting with such a sensibility. The work is a testament to inveterate egoism, miserabilism and misanthropy.

What subjects does Soares ponder as we make our way through this book? He essentially invented multiple authors and wrote from their perspective. La principale opera in prosa di Pessoa: Its not desasoslego two words, is it? Banality, the banality of existence. View all 16 comments.