Ensayo sobre la ceguera has ratings and reviews. Brad said: Not at all disturbing, not at all compelling and not at all interesting, Jose. Saramago, un escritor que se ha convertido en la conciencia lúcida de una época cegada por los mecanismos del poder, lanza una llamada. Ensayo sobre la ceguera es la ficción de un autor que nos alerta sobre «la responsabilidad de tener ojos cuando otros los perdieron». «Dentro de nosotros hay.

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What happens after that? This novel fractured my old book club, so choose carefully if you’re picking for yours. The narrator also likes to comment on why he might know or not know certain facts. The protagonists of this new novel, a policeman and the woman who was able to maintain her sight in the novel Blindness, are samples of the moral heights that these anonymous citizens are able to reach when they decide to exert their freedom.

I have never been so glad to finish a book maybe I have, but I don’t remember when.

Ensayo sobre la ceguera by José Saramago (1 star ratings)

Although not spoken but any identified person, the narrator veers off on tangents with some frequency, and the text is full of random statements that are supposed to be full of Meaning. It’s sure annoying in any case. For those who haven’t read it and don’t want to consult Wikipedia, I will summarize: Humanity certainly has its dark cegkera grotesque side, ennsayo all that goes along with our ability to adapt, to innovate, to think and to problem-solve.


Read it Forward Read it first. The narrator also had to tell the audience how surprising it was that the sex worker had good relations with her parents, given her career.

There, ceguear of the narrowness of the pavement, the door on the passenger’s side would have been little more than a hand’s-breadth from the wall, so in order to avoid the discomfort of dragging himself from one seat to the other with the brake and steering wheel in the way, the blind man had to get out before the car was parked.

Fiction Novel with minimal punctuation?? She is, remember, the only person in the entire place who can still see, and none of her captives ebsayo this. The dirty and sneaky officials in power start making arrangements to eliminate the guilty parties; and if they cannot find any, they will have to make them up.

He waved his hands in front of his face, nervously, as if he were swimming in what he had described as a milky sea, but his mouth was already opening to let out a cry for help when at the last minute he felt the other’s hand gently touch him on the arm, Calm down, I’ve got you.

While Saramago beings the novel amicably, I found that about halfway through the work I could no longer tolerate his moralistic wanderings, which seemed to repeat themselves every several pages.

I don’t understand what’s so great about it!

It is very degrading to women. I have no words. On the one hand, I appreciated aspects of the story Saramago was trying to tell—a story about horrific circumstances reducing people to their most basic qualities, both good and nose.


The men had titles like “doctor”, “the first blind man”, etc.

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I saw so many 5-star reviews just from the people on my GR enssayo that I had to read it now. Punctuation is your friend. Do not read the book. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself.

Ensayo sobre la ceguera / Blindness by Jose Saramago | : Books

Al Maki For one thing, it’s actually realistic. When she does reveal her blindness, a small group of people come to rely on her to guide them not only in practical matters but also in more metaphysical ones: Entire conversations look like this: After days and days of having to hide her ability to see, she opens up her big mouth and notes her surroundings to her husband. See all books by Jose Saramago. Well, apparently, then Jose Saramago can really sobrf into his auto-erotic fixation of having all women be potential rape victims and have all men be potential violent beasts!

Ensayo sobre la ceguera

Especially when one of them dies because of it. Our perception taints things.

Saramago not only insults blind people, he obviously hates women as well.