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The Machine Stops - E.M. Forster
The Machine Stops
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4.03 160
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781409903291 (140990329X)
Publisher: Dodo Press
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.0 Like we don't panick on our usual summer electric shut downs
All I will say is that it feels down right depraved to have read this one on my notebook, by way of internet.
Nithou's Readings
Nithou's Readings rated it
5.0 The Machine Stops
Super roman d'anticipation, surtout pour un livre aussi vieux, visionnaire et un peu effrayant dans sa vision futuriste sur a quel point on peut se reposer sur des choses au point d'en oublier le fonctionnement.
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
4.5 The Machine Stops: Or E.M. Forster does his best H.G. Wells impression
Did you know that Forster, the same man who wrote Passage to India and Howard's End also wrote a science fiction story? When I learned of this a couple years ago I was terribly curious, but soon discovered it was no easy thing to find - it is widely out of print. When I visited Powell's in Portland ...
Kaethe rated it
2.5 The Machine Stops - E.M. Forster
This comes out of the same place as both Wells' The Time Machine and Wall-e: technology will enable people to become apathetic slugs, and boring as all hell. The structure of the story means there's no need to ever explain how this world is supposed to work (what does the Machine need all these peop...
Bettie's Books
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2.0 The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster
bookshelves: shortstory-shortstories-novellas, sci-fi, published-1909, summer-2014, e-book Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Richard, Laura Read on July 09, 2014 Opening: Imagine, if you can, a small room, hexagonal in shape, like the cell of a bee. It is lighted neither by window nor by lamp, yet it...
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