Seeing: Book summary and reviews of Seeing by Jose Saramago, translated Margaret Jull Costa

Seeing

by Jose Saramago, translated Margaret Jull Costa

Seeing by Jose Saramago, translated Margaret Jull Costa
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  • Published in USA  Apr 2006
    320 pages
    Genre: Novels

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What begins as a satire on governments and the sometimes dubious efficacy of the democratic system turns into something far more sinister. A singular novel from the author of Blindness.

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"The allegorical blindness/sight framework is weak and obvious .... Yet it works: as the novel establishes its figures it acquires the momentum of a bedroom farce, baldly sending up EU politicos and major media editorialists." - PW.
"Very nearly equal to the magnificent Blindness: another invaluable gift from a matchless writer." - Kirkus Reviews

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