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PESSOA, F.: Book of Disquiet (The) (Unabridged)

Assembled from notes and jottings left unpublished at the time of the author’s death, The Book of Disquiet is a collection of aphoristic prose-poetry musings on dreams, solitude, time and memory. Credited to Pessoa’s alter ego, Bernardo Soares, who chronicles his contemplations in this so-called ‘factless’ autobiography, the work is a journey of one man’s soul and, by extension, of all human souls that allow their minds and hearts to roam far and free. Though his outward life as an assistant bookkeeper in downtown Lisbon is a humdrum affair, Soares lives a rich and varied existence within the contours of his own mind, where he can be and do anything. Soares has no ambition, nor has he any friends; he is plagued with disquiet, and only imagination and dreams can conquer it. Compiled by the translator Richard Zenith, Fernando Pessoa’s The Book of Disquiet is a fulgent tribute to the imagination of man.



Disc 1

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The Book of Disquiet 00:11:49
2.   Play with flash player 2 - I have to choose what I detest … 00:08:25
3.   Play with flash player 7 - Today, in one of the pointless and worthless… 00:07:38
4.   Play with flash player 10 - Futile and sensitive, I’m capable of violent… 00:08:15
5.   Play with flash player 17 - Perhaps it's finally time for me to make… 00:06:48
6.   Play with flash player 24 - Today, feeling almost physically ill… 00:10:37
7.   Play with flash player 30 - Sadly, or perhaps not, I recognize that… 00:07:54
8.   Play with flash player 33 - During the first days of Autumn… 00:09:07


Disc 2

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 39 - All of a sudden, as if a surgical hand… 00:06:21
2.   Play with flash player 41 - Silence emerges from the sound of the rain… 00:08:21
3.   Play with flash player 44 - There’s a sleepiness of our conscious… 00:08:37
4.   Play with flash player 50 - A firefly flashes forward at regular intervals. 00:09:53
5.   Play with flash player 54 - In my dreams I’ve sometimes tried… 00:09:59
6.   Play with flash player 57 - And today, thinking about what my life… 00:09:48
7.   Play with flash player 60 - Dolorous Interlude. Should you ask me… 00:11:33
8.   Play with flash player 67 - Often enough the surface and illusion… 00:08:34


Disc 3

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 71 - The cause of my profound sense… 00:07:51
2.   Play with flash player 76 - I sometimes enjoy (in split fashion)… 00:10:30
3.   Play with flash player 81 - The carts in the street purr slow… 00:08:34
4.   Play with flash player 85 - When I consider all the people I know… 00:10:21
5.   Play with flash player 91 - A glimpse of open country above a stone… 00:10:13
6.   Play with flash player 93 - The intensity of my sensations has always… 00:07:43
7.   Play with flash player 98 - Today I woke up very early, with a sudden… 00:08:16
8.   Play with flash player 102 - Life is whatever we conceive it to be. 00:09:21


Disc 4

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 108 - It's possible to feel life as a sickness… 00:09:24
2.   Play with flash player 115 - To organize our life in such a way… 00:07:19
3.   Play with flash player 121 - Like all men endowed with great mental… 00:09:03
4.   Play with flash player 125 - Your ships, Lord, didn’t make a greater… 00:07:29
5.   Play with flash player 130 - I often wonder what I would be like if… 00:10:08
6.   Play with flash player 136 - The burden of feeling! 00:08:00
7.   Play with flash player 141 - Rainy Landscape. Each drop of rain… 00:07:54
8.   Play with flash player 145 - The higher a man rises, the more things… 00:05:35
9.   Play with flash player 149 - Many people have defined man… 00:09:04


Disc 5

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 151 - Outside, in the slow moonlit night… 00:09:38
2.   Play with flash player 156 - What imperious queen, standing… 00:09:08
3.   Play with flash player 161 - Nothing irks me more than the vocabulary… 00:10:23
4.   Play with flash player 167 - It's one of those days when the monotony… 00:09:15
5.   Play with flash player 171 - Only one thing astonishes me more… 00:10:03
6.   Play with flash player 175 - The generation I belong to was born… 00:10:53
7.   Play with flash player 182 - Interlude. I bowed out of life… 00:07:41
8.   Play with flash player 186 - Would to the gods, sad heart of mine… 00:05:50


Disc 6

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 191 - It sometimes occurs to me… 00:08:51
2.   Play with flash player 194 - A terrible weariness fills the soul… 00:10:32
3.   Play with flash player 200 - Commonness is a hearthstone. 00:09:27
4.   Play with flash player 203 - We don’t even know if what ends… 00:08:47
5.   Play with flash player 208 - Just as, whether we know it or not… 00:08:52
6.   Play with flash player 212 - To have opinions is to sell out to yourself. 00:09:04
7.   Play with flash player 217 - All stirrings of our sensibility… 00:08:23
8.   Play with flash player 222 - As when a storm is brewing and the noises… 00:07:54


Disc 7

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 227 - I prefer prose to poetry as an art form… 00:07:17
2.   Play with flash player 232 - The more we live, the more convinced… 00:10:46
3.   Play with flash player 237 - Notes for a Rule of Life 00:07:54
4.   Play with flash player 243 - All it would take to make a catalogue… 00:07:53
5.   Play with flash player 249 - Beginning in the mid - eighteenth century… 00:06:39
6.   Play with flash player 251 - Fragments of an Autobiography 00:07:20
7.   Play with flash player 254 - More than once, while roaming… 00:09:33
8.   Play with flash player 256 - I've always felt an almost physical loathing… 00:07:15
9.   Play with flash player 260 - Art consists in making others feel… 00:07:48


Disc 8

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 263 - As prone as I am to tedium, it's odd that… 00:08:11
2.   Play with flash player 266 - When I first came to Lisbon… 00:10:02
3.   Play with flash player 274 - Revolutionaries make a crass… 00:09:22
4.   Play with flash player 279 - He left today for his home town… 00:10:01
5.   Play with flash player 285 - I'm almost convinced that I’m never awake. 00:10:58
6.   Play with flash player 291 - If in art there were the office of improver… 00:09:38
7.   Play with flash player 300 - Triangular Dream 00:08:37
8.   Play with flash player 304 - Faith is the instinct of action. 00:06:21


Disc 9

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 307 - Aesthetics of Discouragement 00:07:53
2.   Play with flash player 314 - I'd like to develop a code of inertia… 00:07:48
3.   Play with flash player 318 - …ships passing in the night… 00:08:15
4.   Play with flash player 322 - Every gesture, however simple, violates… 00:07:15
5.   Play with flash player 328 - Join your hands, and put them in mine… 00:10:21
6.   Play with flash player 333 - No problem has a solution. None of us can… 00:09:29
7.   Play with flash player 339 - The golden tint that still glows on waters… 00:07:15
8.   Play with flash player 343 - A Day (Zigzag) 00:07:35
9.   Play with flash player 349 - The most abject of all needs is to confide… 00:05:31


Disc 10

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 353 - The not - cold, not - warm morning glided… 00:07:00
2.   Play with flash player 358 - Yesterday I saw and heard a great man. 00:09:07
3.   Play with flash player 364 - How can I possess with my body… 00:06:51
4.   Play with flash player 370 - I never let my feelings know… 00:08:44
5.   Play with flash player 373 - Life is an experimental journey… 00:08:07
6.   Play with flash player 378 - The classifiers of things, by which I mean… 00:11:07
7.   Play with flash player 382 - I've reached the point where tedium… 00:10:45
8.   Play with flash player 389 - 'Creator of indifferences' is the motto… 00:10:04


Disc 11

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 395 - The so gentle and ethereal hour… 00:08:42
2.   Play with flash player 398 - I'm intuitively certain that for people… 00:08:09
3.   Play with flash player 402 - To be reincarnated in a stone… 00:08:17
4.   Play with flash player 408 - He sang, in a soft and gentle voice… 00:07:55
5.   Play with flash player 412 - Dolorous Interlude 00:10:01
6.   Play with flash player 417 - I know no pleasure like that of books… 00:07:24
7.   Play with flash player 421 - Journey in the Mind 00:10:33
8.   Play with flash player 429 - Throughout my life, in every situation… 00:09:05


Disc 12

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 436 - (rain) And finally, over the darkness… 00:08:46
2.   Play with flash player 438 - Against the blue made pale by the green… 00:07:44
3.   Play with flash player 443 - What Hells and Purgatories and Heavens… 00:08:56
4.   Play with flash player 448 - Omar Khayyam 00:08:22
5.   Play with flash player 452 - The only real traveller with soul… 00:09:49
6.   Play with flash player 457 - Modern things include… 00:09:19
7.   Play with flash player 462 - But my self - imposed exile… 00:09:54
8.   Play with flash player 466 - Man shouldn't be able to see his own face… 00:10:05


Disc 13

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 475 - 'What are you laughing about' 00:07:55
2.   Play with flash player A Disquiet Anthology. Pessoa, in a note on how… 00:06:15
3.   Play with flash player Apocalyptic Feeling 00:08:04
4.   Play with flash player The Art of Effective Dreaming (I) 00:12:31
5.   Play with flash player Cascade 00:10:58
6.   Play with flash player Divine Envy 00:05:33
7.   Play with flash player Funeral March for Ludwig II, King of Bavaria 00:11:50


Disc 14

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player In the Forest of Estrangement 00:08:06
2.   Play with flash player On the horizon of our hearing, unknown seas… 00:08:02
3.   Play with flash player The Lake of Possession (I) 00:07:32
4.   Play with flash player Lucid Diary 00:08:36
5.   Play with flash player Milky Way 00:14:02
6.   Play with flash player Millimetres (the sensation of slight things) 00:08:59
7.   Play with flash player Your sex is that of dreamed forms… 00:08:58
8.   Play with flash player Pedro's Pastoral 00:08:54


Disc 15

  The Book of Disquiet (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Random Diary 00:05:07
2.   Play with flash player The River of Possession 00:05:44
3.   Play with flash player Self - Examination 00:06:07
4.   Play with flash player Sentimental Education 00:09:39
5.   Play with flash player Symphony of the Restless Night 00:09:02
6.   Play with flash player A Voyage I Never Made (I) 00:10:00

Total Playing Time: 17:28:42






Author(s):
Pessoa, Fernando

Reader(s):
Sims, Adam

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: NA0313

Barcode: 9781781981429

Release Date: 07/2018

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