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Archived from the original on Hygiene, living conditions, and morale degrade horrifically in a very short period, mirroring the society outside.

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After reading the first few pages that follow the exile from the ward or is it liberation? View all 13 comments. View all 18 comments. This is a book about dystopia.

sarwmago Print Hardcoverpaperback. Nevertheless, he believes readers will want to tolerate pages of the sparcest prose to tell us so, so slowly this often-told story of the inherent sin of humanity. Cecit just doesn’t make any sense Blindness is a chore to read both because of the bulky form I however liked the unique grammatical style which lends the book its breathless quality and the disturbing content.

The static appearance of the pages is meant, I believe, to make the reader sympathetic to the stricken vision of the characters. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. After the first blind man was struck blind in traffic, a car thief brought him home and, subsequently stole his saamago.

It’s as if Cormac McCarthy had written a novel about latrines. The wife of the first blind man goes blind soon after helping her husband to the quarantine.

The characters are totally blank deliberately left nameless, faceless ceicta, so the whole thing reads like an allegory without depth or purpose. It was very confusing.


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Given the characters’ blindness, some of these names seem ironic “the boy with the squint” or “the girl with the dark glasses”.

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He is also the main architect of the failed attack on the ward of hoodlums hoarding the food rations. It’s just not realistic human emotion.

Driver 1 Eduardo Semerjian All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Articles with permanently dead external links Articles containing Portuguese-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April I still do not understand why names for the characters are unnecessary.

What a lost opportunity for Saramago to bring a wider scope to the story. While trapped in the asylum, under guard by the military, a group of blind thugs with a gun hijack the food supply and require the rest of the blind people to pay for the food with valuables. He brings with him a portable transistor radio that allows the internees to listen to the news. Why don’t doctors try to study the first group of blind people to figure out what’s causing this and get a cure?

Primo libro di maggio: How’s it communicated, by air, by touch, by water, by spore? There was no science whatsoever. The sudden onset and unexplained origin and nature of the blindness cause widespread panic, and the social order rapidly unravels as the government attempts to contain the apparent contagion and keep order via increasingly repressive and inept measures.

He also does not typically separate paragraphs.

The doctor is an ophthalmologist stricken blind after treating a patient with what will come to be called “the white sickness”. He is a good writer for the right “reader. Mother of the Boy Mitchell Nye A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors. These soldiers were scared by the blinds and at first their fingers were twitchy.


They don’t even know the disease vector at this point, so how are they to know this will contain the disease? The negative reaction towards the film doesn’t surprise me at all, though.

From that point there still remain pages. I wanted to DNF it so bad, but I forced myself to plow through for the sake of being able to say I read that popular, Nobel Prize—winning book. Concerned Pedestrian 3 Douglas Silva View all 4 comments. For me, what would have elevated this book from being a bland parable of the human propensity for survival to an interesting sci-fi novel would be Gruesome disaster porn with an overstretched premise.

What new understanding does Saramago bring to this particular dystopian tale? PaperbackUniversale economicapages. Saramago fails to give a convincing argument as to why she didn’t defend herself. The first half of the book drove me crazy with frustration. I was so anxious for the sorry tale to end that I speed read it just to get it over with and wasted the whole weekend in the process! I’d love All the way through reading this book I was determined to give it only one star – I really didn’t enjoy it.

I’m just not sure what the narrator added.