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We - Yevgeny Zamyatin
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Format: kindle
Publisher: Two-Gunner Pulp Press
Pages no: 221
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0 Russian Big Brother: "We" by Yevgeny Zamyatin
“Nineteen Eighty-Four” and “We”: both have constant surveillance of the individual, though through different means. Both have the protagonist discovering a class in society that is free, but powerless. Both have state control over passion, albeit in rather different ways. But “1984” (the new title) ...
"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it
4.0 We -- a prototypical dystopian novel
D-503, a true believer in the authoritarian future he finds himself in, has his faith in the structures of society shaken by love. <-- a quick and dirty recap of We, D-503's diary. The world-building in these older dystopias is very different from today's, but you can draw a straight line from We (t...
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2.5 [Book Review] We
Several things drew me to We. Comparison to 1984 is unavoidable, yet it predates it by several decades. A science fiction dystopia written in 1921 Russia that is still being read and discussed today seems like the type of foundation literature I should be familiar with. The book is definitely an i...
pareidolia rated it
While reading this, the predominant picture in my mind was a game of X's and O's.O being the known variable here, X the great unknown, the missing figure – the mysterious woman.Mathematical metaphors run heavy through We, this predecessor to classic dystopian novels like 1984 and Brave New World. Za...
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2.0 Review: We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
Goodreads summary: The citizens of the One State live in a condition of 'mathematically infallible happiness'. D-503 decides to keep a diary of his days working for the collective good in this clean, blue city state where nature, privacy and individual liberty have been eradicated. But over the cour...
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