What are the main events that occurred in the novel Blindness written by Jose Saramago?
This is rather a disturbing and uncompromising novel! I remember when I first read it that I rather lost the will to live because of the grim and unyielding vision of humanity that it presents us with, so beware. However, at the same time, it is an incredible novel, and the way that Saramago produces works that are so richly allegorical and comment upon our contemporary society is a true wonder.
The novel begins with one man suddenly being struck by blindness. He is "helped" by another man who uses this as an opportunity to abuse the blind man's position to steal from him. The man goes to see an eye-doctor who is able to find no explanation for the man's blindness....
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