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Elefantin matka Elefantin Matka On Tosipohjainen Ja Samalla Sadunomainen Kertomus Salomo Elefantin Ja Sen Hoitajan Subhron Matkasta Lissabonista Wieniin Portugalin, Silloisen Mahtavan Siirtomaavallan Kuningas Juhana III Oli 1500 Luvun Puoliv Liss Tuottanut Intiasta Elefantin Lissaboniin Vuonna 1551 H N Keksii Antaa Sen Kihlajaislahjaksi Vaimonsa Serkulle, It Vallan Arkkiherttua Maksimilianille Ja Siit Alkaa Salomon Ja Subhron Vaellus Halki Portugalin Ja Espanjan, Yli Ligurianmeren, Poikki Lombardian, Yli Lumisten Alppien Ja Pitkin Inni Ja Tonavaa.Kuninkaallista Lahjaa On Saatettava Asiaankuuluvan Juhlallisesti Alkutaipaleella Mukana On Portugalilainen Ratsuv Enosasto, Loppumatkasta It Valtalaiset Kyrassieerit V Lkkyvine Rintapanssareineen Ja Elefantti Saa Tietenkin Osakseen Huomiota Kaikkialla Miss Se Kulkee, Enimm Kseen Ihmetyst , Ihastusta Ja Auttamisen Halua, Mutta Joskus My S Taikauskoista Pelkoa.Tarinan Keskushahmo On Elefantin Hoitaja Subhro H N On Kuin Prisma, Jonka L Pi Kaikki N Kyy Toisaalta Elefantin Tuntemukset Ja Kokemukset, Toisaalta T M Mukamas Sivistynyt Eurooppa Jonka Omituisuudet H N Ulkopuolisena N Kee Muita Selvemmin Subhron Kautta Saramago Saa Tilaisuuden Tehd Herkullista Pilaa Katolisesta Kirkosta, Kuninkaallisten Oikuista Ja Politiikan Kiemuroista.Saramagon El M Nmy Nteisin, Leikkimielisin, Humoristisin Ja Taianomaisin Kirja Los Angeles Times This is the story of the book Knowing it will not spoil the enjoyment of it one whit, if you do choose to read it.The story is based on the Portuguese King Joao III s gift of an elephant to the Archduke Maximillian and the delivery of the gift from Lisbon to Vienna The major characters are the elephant Solomon and his mahour Subhro The story is of the King, what happens on the journey to the officers who escort the elephant and at the end of the journey, the Archduke Maximillian arrogantly r This is the story of the book Knowing it will not spoil the enjoyment of it one whit, if you do choose to read it.The story is based on the Portuguese King Joao III s gift of an elephant to the Archduke Maximillian and the delivery o
a fall from grace can come very swiftly, or, as the Romans used to say, the Tarpeian Rock is close to the Capitol That idea, though not that exact expression, was in my mind from the beginning of The Elephant s Journey.A very likeable character called p ro de alc ova carneiro features impressively in the early pages of this tale He is secretary of state to the king of Portug
Here is a wonderful story, especially, I think, if you have a deep connection to animals It is the story of Solomon the Elephant and his keeper, Subhro, and their journey as a gift from King Joao III of Portugal to his cousin Archduke Maximillian Hapsburgs in 1540 or so The voice is third person historical and wonderfully relaxed and unrushed It is a novelist s voice embellishing on historical fact It s hard to understand just why the archduke Maximilian should have decided to make such a j Here is a wonderful story, especially, I think, if you have a deep connection to animals It is the story of Solomon the Elephant and his keeper, Subhro, and their journey as a gift from King Joao III of Portugal t
10 . ,,, , , , ,,, , , , , , ,, Do You Know the Way to Pan Jos I m afraid whatever subtlety and charm this novel supposedly has was lost on me.I normally like to read an author s work chronologically, rather than jump in at the end and work backwards or around I broke my rule in this case, and now I m left wondering why Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize Is this, his last novel before he died in 2010, another case of the Nobel Curse, where you never write another decent work after you get the big one Help me decide which Do You Know the Way to Pan Jos I m afraid whatever subtlety and charm this novel supposedly has was lost on me.I normally like to read an author s work chronologically, rather than jump in at the end and work backwards or around I broke my rule in this case, and now I m left wondering why Sara
Saramago was having some snacks at a restaurant, when he noticed some engravings of an elephant on the walls He enquired about it and was informed about an elephant, back in the sixteenth century, who had journeyed across the continent and through the peninsula and then passed on into legend Saramago felt there was material for a story there and set out to investigate a bit about the historical details of this long journey
. 15611561 shortly after he began writing the elephant s journey in 2007, jos saramago was stricken with pneumonia and would conclude the year hospitalized in lanzarote from complications a mere day after his discharge the following january, he resumed efforts on the novel, completing it in august 2008 hence the book s dedication for pilar, who wouldn t let me die, a tribute to his wife and translator of his works into spanish saramago would go on to finish another novel cain, to be published in shortly after he began writing the elephant s journey in 2007, jos saramago was stricken with pneu
Yes, this is a book of historical fiction It is based on a true event in history In 1551, King Jo o III of Portugal gave Archduke Maximilian an unusual wedding present an elephant named Solomon The elephant s journey from Lisbon to Vienna was witnessed and remarked upon by scholars, historians, and ordinary people , this being a direct quote from the boo