Tag: jose saramago

41. ‘Skylight’ by José Saramago

There’s a very interesting story behind Skylight, one of the first novels Saramago wrote but which wasn’t published until after his death. Saramago submitted his novel Skylight to a publisher in Lisbon in 1953. He didn’t hear back from …

4. ‘Seeing’ by José Saramago

The Book: This is the sequel to ‘Blindness‘, which I read last year, and I am delighted that there’s more to this story. ‘Seeing’ is set in the same country as the first book, four years after the …

17. ‘Blindness’ by José Saramago

The Book: In an unnamed city a line of traffic sits at a red light. The light goes green but one of the cars doesn’t move. The driver has suddenly gone blind and, eventually, this strange ‘white blindness’ …