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Book Review: Blindness by José Saramago


Have you ever thought that everyone in the world is blind to reality.  That they don’t notice anything of importance going on around them and only think of themselves.  Portuguese author José Saramago definitely thought of that and took it a couple of steps further and wrote a novel about a world where everybody becomes stricken with blindness.  Instead of writing a novel about a bunch of blind people bumping into things or writing an epidemic story, he writes a deep and philosophical novel about humanities worst and also its best, all with a truly unique writing style.

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