World of the Blind
Tan Guan Heng is a Rafflesian and a graduate of the then University of Malaya in Singapore. He became totally blind at the age of 28. He is well-known in Social Service circles for his 50 years in voluntary service. He is the founding Chairman of the White Cane Club and the first blind president of the Singapore Association for the Blind from 1975-80 and president of the SAVH from 2006-12.
The World of the Blind is his 5th book and novel, which attempts to explore some of the myths and realities of blindness and blind people. It showcases their courage, fortitude, and indomitable spirit in grappling and overcoming their problems and frustration to integrate into the sighted world.
Written by Tan Guan Heng