ISBN 9780141183046,The Book of Disquiet

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Penguin Books

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9780141183046

ISBN-10 0141183047


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 544 Pages

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

An assembly of sometimes linked fragments, The Book of Disquiet is a hauntingly beautiful work, introduced by Pessoa as a “factless autobiography”. Several editions of this book have been published. This Penguin Modern Classics edition contains an introduction, notes on the text and translation, and acknowledgements. This is followed by a preface by Fernando Pessoa, sections called A Factless Autobiography and A Disquiet Anthology. Texts Citing the Name of Vicente Guedes, Two Letters, and Reflections on The Book of Disquiet from Pessoa's Writings are the appendices included, along with notes and table of heteronyms.
About the author :-
Fernando António Nogueira Pessôa was a Portuguese poet, literary critic, philosopher, translator, publisher, and writer. He wrote in and translated from English and French as well. Regarded as one of the prominent literary figures, a prolific writer, Pessoa is also known for his works such as A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe, The Keeper of Sheep, Always Astonished, The Education of the Stoic, and Sheep’s Vigil.