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Blindness From Nobel Prize Winning Author Jos Saramago, A Magnificent, Mesmerizing Parable Of LossA City Is Hit By An Epidemic Of White Blindness That Spares No One Authorities Confine The Blind To An Empty Mental Hospital, But There The Criminal Element Holds Everyone Captive, Stealing Food Rations And Assaulting Women There Is One Eyewitness To This Nightmare Who Guides Her Charges Among Them A Boy With No Mother, A Girl With Dark Glasses, A Dog Of Tears Through The Barren Streets, And Their Procession Becomes As Uncanny As The Surroundings Are Harrowing As Blindness Reclaims The Age Old Story Of A Plague, It Evokes The Vivid And Trembling Horrors Of The Twentieth Century, Leaving Readers With A Powerful Vision Of The Human Spirit That S Bound Both By Weakness And Exhilarating Strength.


About the Author: José Saramago

Jos de Sousa Saramago pronounced u z s magu was a Nobel laureate Portuguese novelist, playwright and journalist He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events, emphasizing the human factor rather than the officially sanctioned story Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize fo Jos de Sousa Saramago pronounced u z s magu was a Nobel laureate Portuguese novelist, playwright and journalist He was a member of the Portuguese Communist Party His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events, emphasizing the human factor rather than the officially sanctioned story Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1998 He founded the National Front for the Defense of Culture Lisbon, 1992 with among others Freitas Magalhaes He lived on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, Spain, where he died in June 2010.A foundation with his name was established in 2007 its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors The Jos Saramago Foundation is currently based in Casa dos Bicos, a Portuguese landmark building in Lisbon Saramago s house in Lanzarote is also open to the public.Jos Saramago, together with his wife Pilar, were the subject of the award winning documentary Jos e Pilar, providing us with a glimpse into their love story and life, as he was writing his A Viagem do Elefante



10 thoughts on “Blindness

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    When you sit in a coffee shop at the corner of two busy streets and read a book about blindness, you find yourself thinking unfamiliar thoughts, and you believe, when you raise your head to watch the people passing, that you see things differently You notice the soft yellow light of the shop reflecting off the bronze of the hardwood floors You notice among the people coming from the


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    This book left me speechless which is a rare occurrence Please enjoy the pictures to illustrate the plot while I recover my gift of rambling An unexplained plague of white blindness sweeps the unnamed country Initial attempts to hastily quarantine the blind in an abandoned mental hospital fail to contain the spread What they succeed at is immediately creating the easy us versus them divide between t


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    The advantage enjoyed by these blind men was what might be called the illusion of light In fact, it made no difference to them whether it was day or night, the first light of dawn or the evening twilight, the silent hours of early morning or the bustling din of noon, these blind people were for ever surrounded by a resplendent whiteness, like the sun shining through mist For the latter, blindness did not mean being


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