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: Cecità: Letto da Sergio Rubini (Audible Audio Edition): José Saramago, Sergio Rubini, Emons Edizioni: Books. Cecità (Italian Edition) – Kindle edition by José Saramago, Rita Desti. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features. La cecità cancella ogni pietà e fa precipitare nella barbarie, scatenando un brutale istinto di sopravvivenza. Nella forma di un racconto fantastico, Saramago .

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.

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.

I’m just not sure what the narrator added. And I really hated the ending The redeeming features for me are Saramago would argue that we never know how we would respond under threat of starvation, but Sxramago just don’t buy it.

Saramago makes a believable, honest description of a breakdown of industrialized society, the re-structuring of rules when we’re reduced to just surviving.

I must shock them! I don’t recommend this book, especially since 4 days later, I can’t really tell you much of what happened in it. Is it not seeing, that is eyes that don’t function, or is it not caring to see people around you?


Blindness () – IMDb

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Ain’t that a kick in the teeth? An English-language film adaptation of Blindness was directed by Fernando Meirelles. He never uses names in the novel.

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First, the prose ostensibly serves as a device to mirror the blindness experienced by the characters populating the book, in that it is problematic to easily discern who among the characters is speaking to whom, and from who’s point of view the descriptions are offered. Incredible if not mysterious writing. Each of these has to be believable, and for a great story, one of more of these 3 subjects has to be exceptionally well-drawn. The doctor’s wife is the de facto leader of their small group, although in the end she often serves their disabled needs.

They lock these blind people in a nuthouse, where they later lived like animals in captivity. So why haven’t more people in the city starved to death long before this?

You read me correctly. The military refuse to allow in basic medicines, so that a simple infection becomes deadly.

McCarthy’s The Road came strongly to my mind here. How’s it communicated, by air, by touch, by water, by spore? Even though I still prefer the outstanding novel to the film, I admire director Fernando Meirelles and writer Don McKellar’s adaptation for what it is: Published May 3rd by Feltrinelli first published Why don’t they at least ceciita them in a humane quarantine?


Then the answer comes: The wife of the first blind man goes blind soon after helping her husband to the quarantine. Additionally, he is the second in command to the man with the gun in the ward aaramago hoodlums.

Read more Read less. Saramago probably wanted to show the confusion that would reign for anyone involved in a situation like this and on this level the prose does work and is probably the ‘genius’ found by the Swedish Academy Laureate Committee. My only major complaint is about the uneven first 20 minutes or so: Saramaho Davis narrates the audiobook.

What’s the Name o The old man with the black eye patch is the last person to join the first ward. English Choose a language for shopping. The reader already knows that the thugs are capable of starving their fellow inmates to death for no other reason aaramago greed and the pleasure of inflicting suffering. The gates were unlocked.

Cecità by José Saramago (2 star ratings)

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. Is this a virus, a bacteria, a prion?

It does at least have a happy ending.