The Machine Stops
Pages no: 39
Edition language: English
Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
, 20th Century
, Short Stories
, Post Apocalyptic
All I will say is that it feels down right depraved to have read this one on my notebook, by way of internet.
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.
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 ...
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...
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...