Seeing by Jose Saramago buy used Used & Rare price $6.99 new from$2.00 shop with confidence SPECIAL SHIPPING CONSIDERATIONS FOR USED & RARE ITEMS. Please see the special considerations for shipping Used & Rare items, including extended delivery times, possible import duties & taxes. Delivered in 3-5 weeks Format: Hardcover Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) Condition: The following ISBNs are associated with this title: ISBN - 10:0151012385 ISBN - 13:9780151012381 Seller Comments: Glued binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 307 p. From the Publisher On election day in the capital, it is raining so hard that no one has bothered to come out to vote. The politicians are growing jittery. What''s going on? Should they reschedule the elections for another day? Around three o''clock, the rain finally stops. Promptly at four, voters rush to the polling stations, as if they had been ordered to appear.But when the ballots are counted, more than 70 percent are blank. The citizens are rebellious. A state of emergency is declared. The president proposes that a wall be built around the city to contain the revolution. But are the authorities acting too precipitously? Or even blindly? The word evokes terrible memories of the plague of blindness that had hit the city four years before, and of the one woman who kept her sight. Could she be behind the blank ballots? Is she the organizer of a conspiracy against the state? A police superintendent is put on the case.What begins as a satire on governments and the sometimes dubious efficacy of the democratic system turns into something far more sinister. A singular novel from the author of Blindness.