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Where blindness was a morality play of sorts on humanitys tendency to baseness, the elephant s journey is simply a story. Saramago died this year 2010 at the age of eightyeight. The elephants journey kindle edition by saramago, jose. When it occurs to the king and queen that an elephant would be an appropriate wedding gift, everyone rushes to get them ready. Sep, 2010 the elephants journey is a lesser accomplishment than the year of the death of ricardo reis 1986 and all the names 1997.

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