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S.L. Gilbow
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suzemo
suzemo rated it 7 years ago
I have an unrepentant love of dystopian stories. I think it's an amazing vehicle to delve into men's psyche, especially when you look at the societies created. I also don't believe in utopia (someone's utopia is always someone else's dystopia).This anthology is a great collection of different dyst...
Seeford's Spot
Seeford's Spot rated it 7 years ago
3.5 starsA very good compilation of stories exploring the them of dystopias. One warning - find some light/fluffy/happy books to read in between chunks of this book, it is just too depressing to read one after the other with no relief. Some classics, like "The Lottery" and "Minority Report", and pl...
Seeford's Spot
Seeford's Spot rated it 7 years ago
3.5 starsA very good compilation of stories exploring the them of dystopias. One warning - find some light/fluffy/happy books to read in between chunks of this book, it is just too depressing to read one after the other with no relief. Some classics, like "The Lottery" and "Minority Report", and pl...
Intensely Focused
Intensely Focused rated it 8 years ago
This was a very strong anthology of dystopian stories. There are a lot of well known authors, often multiple Hugo or Nebula award winners. There were a lot of stories I really liked and I can't think of any that struck me as particularly weak or mediocre. I particularly liked the final story, Civili...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it 9 years ago
One of the better sf collections I've read lately. The bad:"Mazer in Prison" by Orson Scott Card. Mazer Rackham, the first human to defeat the Buggers, is waiting in a near-lightspeed ship for the Buggers to return, or the next human commander to be found. Very disappointing, like most of Card's ...
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