Looking Backward

Looking Backward

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Set in Boston on December 26, 2000, but written before the turn of the nineteenth century, this classic Utopian novel is more significant and relevant than ever with its reappearance this millennium. Addressing moral and material concerns of late nineteenth century industrial America through romantic narrative, Bellamy suggests a fictionalized society in which war, poverty, and malice do not exist.

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Radek Rostok
Radek Rostok
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:43:09 +0100

I am affraid, that author threw the baby out with the bath water. It is just negation of everything what was in his times around him. He didn't analyze what could be good and changed by evolution and what should be suitable change by revolution.He voted to throw everything away.


Alfa989
Alfa989
Mon, 01 Feb 2010 02:23:24 +0100

One of my favourite book. I really recommend it to anyone concerned with the issued we face in this world.



Book Details  


Language: English

Published in: 1888

Word count: 77,771 words (≈ about 5 hours)

Source: http://www.gutenberg.org

Copyright: Public Domain


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