Saturday, June 19, 2010

He Aitua: Jose Saramago shuffles on...

I'm always braced for the death announcement of Muhammed Ali but Jose Saramago caught my out. One of the great writers, holding the fort against fascism in his own Portugal and really for the rest of the world. How sad to think his last years were spent seeing the creeping cowardice of bullying government, the gall of corrupt bankers and docile passivity of people come traipsing along the darkened corridors of modernity...




Check out 'The year of the Death of Riccardo Reis'...

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