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De Optimo Republicae Statu deque Nova Insula Utopia (translated On the Best State of a Republic and on the New Island of Utopia) or more simply Utopia is a 1516 book by Sir (Saint) Thomas More.

The book, written in Latin, is a frame narrative primarily depicting a fictional island society and its religious, social and political customs. The name of the place is derived from the Greek words οὐ u ("not") and τόπος tópos ("place"), with the topographical suffix… (more)

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Sat, 05 Feb 2011 03:24:23 +0100

Great edition! I love that it has a linked table of contents (something missing even from many paid versions of this book). My only complaint is that there's no cover art, but you can't look a gift ebook in the cover art.

Mon, 15 Jan 2007 21:00:36 +0100

If you've read or are planning to read books such as 1984, Brave New World, Fahrenheit 451 or V for Vendetta, reading this book should make a whole lot of sense too.

Book Details  

Language: English

Published in: 1515

Word count: 43,414 words (≈ about 3 hours)

Source: http://en.wikisource.org

Copyright: Public Domain

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