Blindness

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AUTHOR
José Saramago
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11,73 MB
FILE NAME
Blindness.pdf
ISBN
7130899530906

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No food, no water, no government, no obligation, no order.Discover a chillingly powerful and prescient dystopian vision from one of Europe's greatest writers. A driver waiting at the traffic lights goes blind. An ophthalmologist tries to diagnose his distinctive white blindness, but is affected before he can read the textbooks. It becomes a contagion, spreading throughout the city. Trying to stem the epidemic, the authorities herd the afflicted into a mental asylum where the wards are terrorised by blind thugs. And when fire destroys the asylum, the inmates burst forth and the last links with a supposedly civilised society are snapped.This is not anarchy, this is blindness.'Saramago repeatedly undertakes to unite the pressing demands of the present with an unfolding vision of the future. This is his most apocalyptic, and most optimistic, version of that project yet' Independent

That's why it's so important to protect your eyes when you play certain sports, such as hockey. Blindness, transient or permanent inability to see any light at all (total blindness) or to retain any useful vision despite attempts at vision enhancement (functional blindness). Define blindness. blindness synonyms, blindness pronunciation, blindness translation, English dictionary definition of blindness.

In modern countries, few young people are blind. In all the world, blindness is mostly caused by malnutrition and diseases of old people, like cataracts and The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is the UK's leading charity for people with vision loss, and it has useful information about coming to terms with sight loss.

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