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El Cuento de La Isla Desconocida: The Tale of the Unknown Island

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Exquisitely written, this short story is a delicious introduction to Saramago's work. In an imaginary kingdom, a noble and persistent man requests that the king grant him one of his ships to search for an unknown island. If he has his wish fulfilled, the man will sail in search of the unknown island of his dreams. Saramago uses this backdrop for a harsh fable about modern man; he shows us that dreaming is perhaps the real way towards happiness.

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ISBN:
9788466318464
Publisher:
Punto de Lectura
Subject:
Untranslated Fiction - Spanish
Translator:
del Rio, Pilar
Illustrator:
Estrada, Manuel
Author:
Saramago, Jose
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
Punto de Lectura
Series:
Narrativa
Publication Date:
20020531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
Spanish
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
73
Dimensions:
7.53x5.00x.28 in. .19 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Exquisitely written, this short story is a delicious introduction to Saramago's work. In an imaginary kingdom, a noble and persistent man requests that the king grant him one of his ships to search for an unknown island. If he has his wish fulfilled, the man will sail in search of the unknown island of his dreams. Saramago uses this backdrop for a harsh fable about modern man; he shows us that dreaming is perhaps the real way towards happiness.
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