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Blindness

Saramago, José (Audiobook CD - 2008)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Blindness
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Portuguese novelist Jose Saramago's spellbinding tale begins when an unnamed man, in an unnamed city is suddenly struck blind. In the days that follow, everyone he comes in contact with, in turn comes down with the mysterious condition. As the blindness spreads to epidemic proportions, the government responds by isolating the infected in an abandoned mental hospital where social conditions quickly deteriorate.
Authors: Saramago, José
Title: Blindness
[sound recording]
Publisher: North Kingstown, RI : BBC Audiobooks America, p2008
Characteristics: 11 sound discs (12 hr., 32 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: José Saramago
Notes: Compact discs
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Summary: Portuguese novelist Jose Saramago's spellbinding tale begins when an unnamed man, in an unnamed city is suddenly struck blind. In the days that follow, everyone he comes in contact with, in turn comes down with the mysterious condition. As the blindness spreads to epidemic proportions, the government responds by isolating the infected in an abandoned mental hospital where social conditions quickly deteriorate.
Additional Contributors: Davis, Jonathan
ISBN: 160283444X
9781602834446
Branch Call Number: CD Fiction SARAMAGO
Performers: Read by Jonathan Davis.
Subject Headings: Blind Fiction
Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Psychological fiction
Topical Term: Blind
Publisher No: SLD1366 BBC Audiobooks America
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Portuguese novelist Jose Saramago's spellbinding tale begins when an unnamed man, in an unnamed city is suddenly struck blind. In the days that follow, everyone he comes in contact with, in turn comes down with the mysterious condition.


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Jun 24, 2013
  • JCLMelodyMK rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This was a very good read. Listening to it made it better in my opinion. The reader took me back to the old "Twilight Zone" tv series by his manner of reading and the narrative style the book is written in. Very thought provoking and had a pretty good ending.

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