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. Libro del desasosiego de Bernardo Soares / The Book of Disquiet of Bernardo Soares by Fernando Pessoa, , available at Book Depository with . Fernando Pessoa. Libro del desasosiego. Fernando Pessoa. Libro del desasosiego. Image may contain: text. Likes3 Comments93 Shares. English (US).

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Ultimately, I sense that this is a philosophical work, rather than a fictional work. Thanks for telling us about dl problem. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. View all 12 comments. Quotes from Libro del desasos The quality of the actual language is good.

However, I was bored. I suppose one cannot make a blanket statement about such things, but I suspect that to write something like The Book of Disquietrel needs to contain in one’s self, more than a just a sliver of Soares.

Libro del desasosiego by Fernando Pessoa (4 star ratings)

Pessoa was pretty clearly a horribly depressed guy, and I don’t mean to demean that, but there’s only so many times someone can tell me how cool being indifferent is before I want to slap them.

Soares uses common, everyday events and observations — and indeed, it is hard to imagine a character more common and everyday than Soares — to reflect and write on a myriad of subjects, including life, art, literature, writing, religion, politics, history, social relationships — the list could go on and on.

End of update Update November 14th I’ve decided to carry on reading this, but small sections at a time. Pessoa was pretty cl The Book of Disquiet is utterly fascinating. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It’s the teenage diary of a full-grown man. Hope and doubt are equally cold and grey.

Libro del desasosiego by Fernando Pessoa (2 star ratings)

Richard Zenith includes not only fragments Fernando Pessoa didn’t want in, but also author notes, and letters to friends concerning the book. I love with my eyes, Not my fantasy. I did try and went to various places in the book. And oh boy, if you only have the courage to befriend an old man and ignore your personal bias about having a friend a lot older or younger than you, it would have been an exhilarating experience.

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Partially because it has taken pexsoa time to collect the individual sections which make up the work and partially because Pessoa’s handwriting was borderline unintelligible.

To the extent that its formal concerns might qualify it as a work of Modernist fiction, you have to ask whether they derive from the author or his editors. For The Book of Disquiet ends up being frightfully, dreadfully boring. The work is a testament to inveterate egoism, miserabilism and misanthropy.

I think this because this is all nothing. Discussion — The Book of Disquiet — Book as a whole. As the story goes: Like far too many brilliant artists, the author struggles with the meaning of his existence in a bubble of his own making.

This, in essence, is where the confusion between myself and the critics begins. I don’t care if this makes me happy or unhappy, and I don’t much care. I had read some positive reviews and had the book recommended to me by other readers who know my tastes and whose opinions I hold in high esteem.

Lists with This Book. The work purports to be the product of the heteronymic author, Bernardo Soares, a figment of Pessoa’s imagination. View all 9 comments. Happiness is easy, even if it is at times short lived. I definitely prefer it this way. Lemming a book is not my standard mode at all. Pessoa manstruates, and the world is alright. The Book of Disquiet got me thinking about the relationship between suffering and art. You hesitate to talk to him.

So, I made it as far as pagebut I couldn’t do it. Must be the result of years of li This is not the sort of book that you need to read from the beginning to the end, in that order.


This was recommended to me by a friend of mine, Chicago bizarro author David David Katzman, specifically because of the growing influence it’s apparently having these days on all lovers of the surreal; because for those who don’t know, Fernando Pessoa was sort of the Portuguese version of Franz Kafka, a white-collar worker in Lisbon during the Early Modernist era xel the s through ’30s, who barely published anything during his own lifetime but left behind over 25, pages of brilliantly obtuse work after his death.

Written with heart-wrenching beauty and pessoa but I feel like It would appeal more to a younger audience because of the saturated “who-am-I-why-do-I-feel-so-sad-and-lonely” theme.

Whatever you call it, it purports to be a philosophy made by a melancholy person for melancholy people, to the extent that there is any concern for others at all.

It’s navel-gazing par excellence. Share your thoughts with other customers. Much has already been written of The Book of Disquiet is less a novel, more the diary of a sensitive and reflective outsider: Not the best way to choose a book, of course, but when you’re picking up an unknown title by an author you’ve never heard of, it sometimes seems as good as any.

And if that was the whole of the book, I would have been totally satisfied. Lists with This Book.

Libro del desasosiego

Too often, the book slipped from healthy self-deprecation to self-loathing. He is the only one who neither disguises nor deludes himself. See all 6 questions about Libro del desasosiego…. He essentially invented multiple authors and wrote from their perspective.

I was honestly annoyed with Pessoa once I was two-thirds of the way through this book and I knew that this kind of book is not for me.