Seeing

Seeing

Book - 2006
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An unnamed capital city undergoes a revolution during an election when the majority of the ballots cast are blank.
Publisher: Orlando, Fla. ; Toronto : Harcourt, c2006
ISBN: 9780151012381
0151012385
Characteristics: 307 p
Additional Contributors: Costa, Margaret Jull

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hhtea
Aug 01, 2017

Bland and unrewarding. The plot is that nothing happens. The only impressive thing about this book is how utterly empty it is.

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Gayle_10
Oct 05, 2014

I read Blindness by Jose Saramago, would like to try other novels he wrote including this one.

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rab1953
Aug 15, 2013

Disturbing, ultimately unsatisfying, political fable about people who are able to see through the lies.

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GLNovak
Sep 08, 2012

This sequel to "Blindness" takes a while to get in to. The narrative with dialogue flowing together, separated by only commas, and a lot of talking to the reader, was a barrier to my reading ease. Now the city is faced with voters casting blank votes - as if blind to the electoral process. Why was this done and who is responsible are the questions asked by the government authorities. If you can get through the first half of the book, there is a bit of action and some progression that should keep your interest. The comment on the state of politics is pretty clear.

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