The Book of Disquiet
by Fernando Pessoa and Margaret Jull Costa and William Boyd


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"Readers with a particular interest in modernism will find this work indispensable."-- Publishers Weekly

"Pessoa's amazing personality is as beguiling and mysterious as his unique poetic output."--William Boyd

A self-deprecating reflection on the sheer distance between the loftiness of feelings and the humdrum reality of life, The Book of Disquiet is a classic of existentialist literature.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"Readers with a particular interest in modernism will find this work indispensable."--Publishers Weekly

"Pessoa's amazing personality is as beguiling and mysterious as his unique poetic output."--William Boyd

A self-deprecating reflection on the sheer distance between the loftiness of feelings and the humdrum reality of life, The Book of Disquiet is a classic of existentialist literature.

Fernando Pessoa, one of the founders of modernism, was born in Lisbon in 1888. Most of Pessoa's writing was not published during his lifetime: The Book of Disquiet was first published in Portugal in 1982.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781846687358
  • ISBN-10: 1846687357
  • Publisher: Serpent's Tail
  • Publish Date: January 2011
  • Page Count: 262
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.52 pounds

Series: Serpent's Tail Classics

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