The Book of Disquiet
The Book of Disquiet
The Complete Edition


In the late hours of night, for days on end, I wasted myself reading this book—I too had grown tired of the tedium in my daily routine, and for a while, this peculiar book was enough. The complete edition is the one to have! —Recommended by Jared

For the first time―and in the best translation ever―the complete Book of Disquiet, a masterpiece beyond comparison

The Book of Disquiet is the Portuguese modernist master Fernando Pessoa's greatest literary achievement. An "autobiography" or “diary” containing exquisite melancholy observations, aphorisms, and ruminations, this classic work grapples with all the eternal questions. Now, for the first time the texts are presented chronologically, in a complete English edition by master translator Margaret Jull Costa. Most of the texts in The Book of Disquiet are written under the semi-heteronym Bernardo Soares, an assistant bookkeeper. This existential masterpiece was first published in Portuguese in 1982, forty-seven years after Pessoa’s death. A monumental literary event, this exciting, new, complete edition spans Fernando Pessoa’s entire writing life.

Title The Book of Disquiet
Subtitle The Complete Edition
Publisher New Directions
Title First Published 29 August 2017
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 488 p.
ISBN-10 081122693X
ISBN-13 9780811226936
Publication Date 29 August 2017
Main content page count 488
Weight 16 oz.
 


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