Publish date: 1960
Pages no: 220
Edition language: English
(Original Review, 1981-04-15)"One" by David Karp, 1953.It is like a nightmarish but plausible convergence of an über HR Services Dept. and the State, attempting to flush out and supplant individual heresy with conformity, even when dealing with the life of a most innocuous individual. A bit like som...
Back in print, this is an American dystopia worth checking out. It's more mild and slow moving, introspective than 1984 (written four years earlier). Yet because we live outside of the protagonist's head we see the dread circumstances he will witness well before they come to pass.Absolutely recommen...