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Instead of adding to the experience of reading it hinders the experience.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I’m thinking of some of James Ellroys’s books.

The violet-envelope-encased letters create a frenzy in the country, as people are not just returned to dying, but also must face the specter of receiving one moorte these letters and having their fate sealed with it.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The potential for a humanitarian crisis, not to mention individually heart-rending stories, is almost too dramatic to think about. Instead of trying to elaborating the angles of death and people keening to die in some way which, I almost like aboutit subsidies death into a human with emotions, self-doubt personality. De los libros mas feos que he leido. Paperbackpages. Is the funeral home industry doomed? He avoids the capitalization of proper names of people or places, and especially of his protagonist “death” who emphatically insists that her interimtencias be written lowercase.


This is one of the worst books I’ve ever read in my entire life. This is one of the very few books i was about to give up on, the reason i read it till the end was that the premise behind the book is brilliant.

The ideas are fun, such as the mass of people taking their ailing relatives over the border so they can finish dying. This book is an excellent reminder about why the judicious use of punctuation is important to the reading experience.

I think it’ll be worth the effort. And he says a lot of things out of the blue, assuming tha The majority of this book was torture to read. The industry develops so quickly that the government itself becomes beholden to the maphioso, even bringing it to the brink of war with its neighbors. It’d be major news around the world, that’s for sure.

Though the traditional sources for guidance on things like life and death endeavor to discover why people have stopped dying, religious authorities, philosophers and scholars alike can find no answers. I feel disappointed and betrayed.

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I’m not going to keep reading this. But Morhe great blunder is not that he takes an intriguing idea and makes a joke out of it; it’s that he takes his joke and bludgeons it with verbose, rambling language.

Retrieved from ” https: What’s the Name o This joy is short-lived – it soon becomes apparent that the end of death presents unique demographic and financial challenges. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. intermitenciias


The book, based in an unnamed, landlocked country at a point in the unspecified past, opens with the end of death. I cannot imagine anyone with at least elementary grade knowledge of biology and the human body can appreciate this premise, it goes against the basic rules of mechanics, physics and even common sense. Many of his sentences are written in a style almost akin to stream of consciousness.

I don’t know why, I read it for a school assignment so that might have something to do with it.

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He even incorporates dialogue into the run-on sentences, using just a comma and a capital letter to distinguish speakers. A means of finally killing people, and relieving families of the burden of their catatonic kin, is devised and implemented by an underground group known only as the maphia the ‘ph’ is chosen to avoid any confusion with the more sinister Mafia.

Conversations were the worst – a big round intermitsncias discussion betwee I ea made it one quarter of the way through this book. I admit that I skimmed a few sentences here and there because it was so boring in a lot of places.

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