First Edition of The Notebook; Signed by Nobel Prize-winning Author Jose Saramago

  • The Notebook.

The Notebook.

$850.00

Item Number: 1764

Verso, 2010.

First edition. Octavo. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Saramago on the half title page. Uncommon signed as the author passed away later the same year.

The Portugese writer Jose Saramago is the recipient of both the 1995 Camões Prize and 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature. Harold Bloom described Saramago as "the greatest living novelist" and considers him to be "a permanent part of the Western canon (Evans, 2002). "The book presents an intelligent twist on the blogs-turned-books phenomenon, proving that the two mediums are compatible beyond social curios and cultural gimmicks.... The Notebook is a unique glimpse into the candid ruminations of one of the most talented living writers" (Flavorwire ). "Impenitently enraged and tender" (Umberto Eco ).

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