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The Double

Literary


by
Jose Saramago (Author) and Margaret Jull Costa (Translator)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Watching a rented video, Tertuliano Maximo Afonso is shocked to notice that one of the actors is identical to him in every physical detail. He embarks on a secret quest to find his double and sets in motion a train of events that he cannot control. Saramago’s novel explores the nature of individuality and examines the fear and insecurity that arise when our singularity comes under threat, when even a wife cannot tell the original from the imposter…