Adam Mars-Jones (review date 2 November 1997)
SOURCE: "Now You See It, Now You Don't," in London Observer, November 2, 1997, p. 17.
[In the following review, Mars-Jones finds Blindness an "extraordinary novel" of linguistic and theoretical experimentation.]
Jose Saramago's extraordinary novel [Blindness] tells the story of what happens when people start to go down with 'the white evil', a strain of contagious blindness with the peculiar symptom that its victims are plunged not into darkness but an unseeing light. The first casualty...
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