Livros de Ontem is pleased to present you "Death Countdown", a short story book by Cidália Carvalho."The nearness of death has in the human being a nursery effect - creates and reproduces states of soul. Abandonment, absence, loss, sadness, longing, solution, resignation, pain, all this and more that is not said here, we feel in the presence of death. I, without sieves I admit, I add with emphasis, that death causes me doubts and anxiety. Being the theme plangent and gloomy, what motivated the author to write and gather all these stories about death? Life. Albert Camus says that "There is only one really serious philosophical problem: suicide. To judge whether or not life is worth living is to answer the fundamental question of philosophy. " I did not take into account and even lost sight of this thought, but I admit that it closes the answer to the motivation for the existence of these texts. It is worth thinking about death to balance life. In the text Águas Calmas e Prateadas, the survivor of the suicide attempt discovered life after she had almost died. I think, however, that it is reductive to place only suicide in this philosophical question, to think of death in general, in its various forms, illness, violence, loneliness, can help us to validate life. From what we know - but what we know - death is a permanent and irreversible state, we are bound to this state for ever and ever, and yet for the woman of A little more, death was liberating. As a child, she conceived schemes of concealment, convinced that I could deceive her and escape my time when she arrived, a naivete that I transpose to "the Mourner." Who is beautiful, who is it? lovers are separated by death contrary to my understanding that love is invincible. But despite the separation, is the love condemned to die with the sick woman?"
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