By Fernando Pessoa
unique name O Livro do Desassossego
ahead by way of William Boyd
Publish 12 months note:
First released in 1982
Sitting at his table, Bernardo Soares imagined himself loose eternally of Rua dos Douradores, of his boss Vasques, of Moreira the book-keeper, of the entire different staff, the errand boy, the put up boy, even the cat. but when he left all of them the next day to come and discarded the swimsuit of garments he wears, what else could he do? simply because he must do whatever. And what swimsuit could he put on? simply because he must put on one other suit.
A self-deprecating mirrored image at the sheer distance among the loftiness of his emotions and the humdrum fact of his lifestyles, The ebook of Disquiet is a vintage of existentialist literature.
, one of many founders of modernism, was once born in Lisbon in 1888. such a lot of Pessoa's writing used to be no longer released in the course of his lifetime: The publication of Disquiet
used to be first released in Portugal in 1982.
"Readers with a specific curiosity in modernism will locate this paintings indispensable."—Publishers Weekly
"Pessoa's impressive character is as beguiling and mysterious as his exact poetic output."—William Boyd