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Publisher Description

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 element holds everyone captive, stealing food rations and raping women. There is one eyewitness to this nightmare who guides seven strangers—among them a boy with no mother, a girl with dark glasses, a dog of tears—through the barren streets, and the procession becomes as uncanny as the surroundings are harrowing. A magnificent parable of loss and disorientation, Blindness has swept the reading public with its powerful portrayal of our worst appetites and weaknesses—and humanity's ultimately exhilarating spirit.
"This is a an important book, one that is unafraid to face all of the horror of the century."—Washington Post

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2013
August 23
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
304
Pages
PUBLISHER
HMH Books
SELLER
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
SIZE
4.5
MB

Customer Reviews

Sasquatch/Big Foot ,

Blindness

A tour de force, what an incredible imagination coupled with a deep knowledge of the human heart.

bs8140 ,

Awesome read!!

I don't normally read these types of novels, but this one is really an awesome read! Would recommend it to anyone!!

Want to like it. ,

A note on punctuation

To be clear, I am all for breaking convention, but not the conventions of grammar. I don't care about whatever higher message the lack of correct punctuation has, it's obnoxious. In my humble opinion, quotation marks are not optional.

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