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We

By: Zamyatin, Yevgeny Atwood, Margaret(Introduction by) Guin, Ursula K. Le(Contributions by) Orwell, George(Contributions by) Shayevich, Bela(Translated by)

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Part of the CANONS series
1838852360 / 9781838852368
Paperback
07/10/2021
Published 07/10/2021
United Kingdom
Science fiction
20 cm 304 pages
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Published in Scotland. Translated from the Russian.

The One State is the perfect society, ruled over by the enlightened Benefactor.

It is a city made almost entirely of glass, where surveillance is universal and life runs according to algorithmic rules to ensure perfect happiness. And D-503, the Builder, is the ideal citizen, at least until he meets I-330, who opens his eyes to new ideas of love, sex and freedom. A foundational work of dystopian fiction, inspiration for both Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four and Huxley's Brave New World, WE is a book of radical imaginings - of control and rebellion, surveillance and power, machine intelligence and human inventiveness, sexuality and desire.

In this brilliant new translation, it is both a warning and a hope for a better world.

BIC:

FC Classic fiction (pre c 1945), FYT Fiction in translation

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