Ensaio Sobre a Cegueira (O campo da palavra)

Author: José Saramago

Alternate cover edition hereUma cidade é devastada por uma epidemia instantânea de ‘cegueira branca’. Face a este surto misterioso, os primeiros indivíduos a serem infectados são colocados pelas autoridades governamentais em quarentena, num hospital abandonado. Cada dia que passa aparecem mais pacientes, e esta recém-criada ‘sociedade de cegos’ entra em colapso. Tudo piora….Read More

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