This Perfect Day
Publish date: 1991-02-12
Publisher: Bantam Books
Pages no: 318
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
I tell people I don't like dystopias, then I go and read them again and again. What can I say? There are a lot of good ones--including this one, even if it's not a great one. Atwood of A Handmaid's Tale is the strongest living prose stylist I've read. Ayn Rand's Anthem (don't sneer) is almost a pros...
This should probably be the dystopia classic, it's a lot more gripping than 1984. Plus, there's something more disturbing about being content with your dystopia instead of fearing it--like it is here and in Brave New World. They have a lot of similarities, but the plot overall is entirely different....
If you liked 1984, then you will love this. That's all you need to know, really!
Entertaining. If 2.5 stars were an option, that's what this would get.
Christ, Marx, Wood and WeiLed us to this perfect dayMarx, Wood, Wei and ChristAll but Marx were sacrificedWood, Wei, Christ and MarxGave us lovely schools and parksWei, Christ, Marx and WoodMade us humble, made us good.- dystopian future world child's bouncing song
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