The Book of Disquiet (Penguin Classics)

The Book of Disquiet (Penguin Classics)

Fernando Pessoa


Fernando Pessoa was once many writers in a single. He attributed his prolific writings to quite a lot of exchange selves, each one of which had a different biography, ideology. and horoscope. while he died in 935, Pessoa left in the back of a trunk full of unfinished and unpublished writings, between that have been the extraordinary pages that make up his posthumous masterpiece, The ebook of Disquiet, an amazing paintings that, in George Steiner's phrases, "gives to Lisbon the haunting spell of Joyce's Dublin or Kafka's Prague."

Published for the 1st time a few fifty years after his demise, this specified number of brief, aphoristic paragraphs contains the "autobiography" of Bernardo Soares, certainly one of Pessoa's trade selves. half intimate diary, half prose poetry, half descriptive narrative, captivatingly translated via Richard Zenith, The publication of Disquiet is among the maximum works of the 20 th century.

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