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By José Saramago

L. a. novela inacabada de José Saramago

Sobre los angeles violencia, el negocio de las armas y l. a. responsabilidad personal

Meses antes de su muerte, José Saramago sintió una vez más el impulso very important de reflexionar desde l. a. ficción sobre una de sus mayores preocupaciones: los angeles violencia ejercida sobre las personas y las sociedades, que las convierte en víctimas y les impide ser dueñas absolutas de sus vidas. El resultado de este impulso es Alabardas, alabardas, espingardas, espingardas, una huella emocionante del inagotable espíritu de lucha de José Saramago y su última voluntad narrativa.

El relato inconcluso plantea el conflicto ethical de Artur Paz Semedo, empleado de una fábrica de armas, que, intrigado por el sabotaje de una bomba durante los angeles Guerra Civil española e impulsado por Felícia, su exesposa, inicia l. a. investigación de los entresijos de una época convulsa, lo que despierta en él un debate íntimo entre los angeles ceguera impuesta por el miedo heredado y l. a. necesidad del compromiso.

Alabardas, alabardas, espingardas, espingardas es una reflexión sobre el poder y l. a. destrucción, sobre cómo las armas alimentan el gran fracaso ético de los angeles humanidad que son las guerras, sobre l. a. paz como único camino posible para romper con los angeles aparente inevitabilidad de los angeles violencia.

«La historia de Artur Paz Semedo es una orquesta de revelaciones.»
Roberto Saviano

Esta edición especial, ilustrada con grabados de Günter Grass, incluye las notas de trabajo de Saramago, en las que el autor plantea cuál sería el ultimate de l. a. historia narrada. Se complementa, además, con textos del periodista y escritor italiano Roberto Saviano, y del poeta y ensayista español Fernando Gómez Aguilera.

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