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Works on blindness and associated subjects catalogue of the Reference Library. by Royal National Institute for the Blind. Reference Library.

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Published by R.N.I.B. .
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The only other book I’ve read by the author is, The Gospel According to Jesus Christ so I really didn’t know what to expect with Blindness. The two books are very different. I like different. Blindness reminded me a lot of the works of John Wyndham especially his disturbing novel, The /5(). Blindness (Portuguese: Ensaio sobre a cegueira, meaning Essay on Blindness) is a novel by Portuguese author José is one of his most famous novels, along with The Gospel According to Jesus Christ and Baltasar and , Saramago received the Nobel Prize for Literature, and Blindness was one of his works noted by the committee when announcing the : José Saramago. The novel Blindness The sinners dealt with in our past novels and the present novel Blindness empathetically been assigned the trait of ignorance. Thus, providing the root of sin and degration of lives, as relating to the treatment of people in the short story Somni in the novel Cloud Atlas. Filed under: Blindness -- Early works to Observations on the Blindness Occasioned by Cataracts: Shewing the Practicability and Superiority of a Mode of Cure Without an Operation (London: Printed for J. Pridden and York, England: Mr. Tesseyman, ), by Henry Barry Peacock (page images at NIH) Filed under: Blindness -- Fiction.

Blindness, a novel by Portuguese author José Saramago, depicts the dystopian outcome of a plague of white blindness, (clunky) a mysterious disease that eventually becomes known among the novel’s characters as the “white evil.” Saramago quickly introduces the malady, recounting the first infection within the first few pages of the novel. Critique Of Blindness In Jose Saramago's Blindness Words | 6 Pages. Critique of Blindness Human nature is defined by emotional expression, the desire to learn, individuality, and freedom of will. It enables people to make decisions on how they will conduct their daily interactions and, therefore, dictates how society will be run. Blindness is a fantastic book, the best I have read in a long time. It's difficult to explain without giving too much of the plot away, so I'll stick to generalisations. One of the most enjoyable features of Blindness is the writing style, which is at one both personal and almost documentary. The best way I can explain the style is inclusive/5(). The embattled relationships among the people of a city mysteriously struck by an epidemic of blindness form the core of this superb novel by the internationally acclaimed Saramago, the Portugese author of, most recently, The History of the Siege of Lisbon (). A driver stalled at a busy intersection suddenly suffers an attack of “white blindness” (no other color, or any shape, is.

  In Saramago's 'Blindness,' A Vision Of Human Nature Jose Saramago tells the grim tale of a city devastated by an epidemic of blindness. Myla . A stunningly powerful novel of humanity's will to survive against all odds during an epidemic by a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. An International Bestseller • "This is a shattering work by a literary master.”—Boston Globe A city is hit by an epidemic of "white blindness" which spares no one. Authorities confine the blind to an empty mental hospital, but there the criminal /5(). Books shelved as blindness: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, Blindness by José Saramago, Girl, Stolen by April Henry, Not If I See You First. Homer (/ ˈ h oʊ m ər /; Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος Greek pronunciation: [hómɛːros], Hómēros) is the semi-legendary author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are the central works of ancient Greek Iliad is set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy by a coalition of Greek kingdoms. It focuses on a quarrel between King Agamemnon and.