It is 1988, and Chicago is a center of electro-industrial music. For best friends Jonathan and Scott, the city holds everything they need to finally succeed with a band: plenty of venues and a music-hungry audience. When a friend offers them an entire floor of an abandoned factory to live and rehearse in, the musicians see a way to break free from years of failure. To secure the opportunity, they must move immediately, leaving everything and everyone behind in Ohio, including Jonathan's lover Amy--the woman who saved him from self-destruction.
With few belongings and little money, they arrive in Chicago. While creating their newest band, Jonathan attempts to come to terms with abandoning Amy while Scott battles haunting memories of a friend killed years earlier. As they struggle to keep it together, a new woman enters Jonathan's life and their band reaches new heights in the music scene. But nothing is as it appears, everyone is harboring secrets, and self-deceit is a treacherous illusion that hangs over them like a dark shadow.
A Perfect Blindness lays bare a tale of perseverance, passion, and regret as two musicians embark on the arduous journey to find success and confront truths that have always eluded them--until now.
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Quite detailed and fun to read. I feel like I've lived in Chicago!