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Blindness / Seeing By José Saramago Giovanni Pontiero Margaret Jull Costa Blindness Seeing In Blindness a city is overcome by an epidemic of blindness that spares only one woman She becomes a guide for a group of seven strangers and serves as the eyes and ears for the reader in this profou
  • Title: Blindness / Seeing
  • Author: José Saramago Giovanni Pontiero Margaret Jull Costa
  • ISBN: 9780547554884
  • Page: 116
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Blindness / Seeing By José Saramago Giovanni Pontiero Margaret Jull Costa In Blindness, a city is overcome by an epidemic of blindness that spares only one woman She becomes a guide for a group of seven strangers and serves as the eyes and ears for the reader in this profound parable of loss and disorientation We return to the city years later in Saramago s Seeing, a satirical commentary on government in general and democracy in particular ToIn Blindness, a city is overcome by an epidemic of blindness that spares only one woman She becomes a guide for a group of seven strangers and serves as the eyes and ears for the reader in this profound parable of loss and disorientation We return to the city years later in Saramago s Seeing, a satirical commentary on government in general and democracy in particular Together here for the first time, this beautiful edition will be a welcome addition to the library of any Saramago fan.
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    1. José Saramago Giovanni Pontiero Margaret Jull Costa

      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.

    406 thoughts on “Blindness / Seeing”


    1. a brilliant reading, once you ve gone through one of his books you get used to his peculiar style of a continuous flow and unparagraphed dialogues He has such a staggering imagination and a Buddha like wisdom Here he links the plague of white blindness to the plague of blank ballots, showing the hysteria of government and its wrong doings He comes up with an idea and then takes you to its full developments, playing with the possibility of the impossible to the extent to which the impossible feel [...]


    2. I read Blindness a few years ago and thought I would now tackle this sequel The narrative is difficult to get used to with the dialogue run together and long, long paragraphs I did not get engaged with this book until about half way through when the author introduced a bit of action This is another comment on society and government and the lack of respect for the electorate that the government seems to have, and the suspiciousness with which government views the electorate The ending was foresee [...]


    3. Beide boeken top Stad der blinden gaat over het goed kwaad in mensen zelf Stad der zienden ook, maar dan wel als ze werken voor de Staat in de regering zitten Laatste boek is dus wat politieker, maar een enorme must read.


    4. De Stad der Blinden was meesterlijk en heeft me slechts enkele dagen gekost om het volledig uit te lezen De Stad der Zienden beviel me minder.





    5. Not gonna lie, while I did like Blindness, I m not sure I feel the same way for Seeing It s difficult for me to get through.


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