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ISBN - 10: 1781680868
ISBN - 13: 9781781680865
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Combining bitter satire, outrageous parody and uncanny
hallucinations, this collection of José Saramago's earliest stories
from the beginning of his writing career attests to the novelist's
imaginative power and incomparable skill in elaborating the most
extravagant fantasies. Each tale is a wicked, surreal take on life
under dictatorship: in 'Embargo' a man drives around a city that is
slowly running out of petrol; 'The Chair' recounts what happens
when dictator Salazar falls off his chair and dies; in the
Kafkaesque 'Things' the life of a civil servant is threatened as
objects start to go missing.