Assay On The Blindness
A driver stopped in the signal if discovers subitamente blind. "Treva" is the first white case of one that soon it is spread incontrolavelmente. Protected in forty days, the blind people will perceive reduced to the essence human being, in a true trip to the darknesses. The "assay On the Blindness" is the fancy of an author who in makes to remember them "the responsibility to have eyes when the others had lost them". Jose Saramago in gives them, here, a terrifying and impressive image of shady times, to the side of a new milênio, imposing itself it the company of the modern visionary greaters, as Franz Kafka and Elias Canetti. Each reader will live an only imaginative experience. In a point where if they cross literature and wisdom, Jose Saramago in compels them to stop, to close the eyes and to see. To recoup the lucidity, to rescue the affection: these are the tasks of the writer and each reader, ahead of the pressure of the times and of what it was lost: ´uma thing that does not have name, this thing is what somos´.