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José Saramago


Portugal (1922 - 2010)

José de Sousa Saramago, was a Nobel-laureate Portuguese novelist, poet, playwright and journalist. His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events, emphasizing the human factor. Harold Bloom has described Saramago as "a permanent part of the Western canon".
 

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Series
Blindness
   1. Blindness (1997)
   2. Seeing (2006)
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Non fiction
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Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (1996) : The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
Nobel Prize in Literature Lifetime Achievement winner (1998)


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