Thursday, July 10, 2014

Fifteen classic science fiction books

At the Christian Science Monitor Weston Williams tagged fifteen classic science fiction books, including:
We, by Yevgeny Zamyatin

This science fiction dystopia where free will is forbidden by an authoritarian government was written as a criticism of growing Soviet repression in the early 1920s. "We" was the very first book banned by the Soviet censorship bureau. Controversy over the work eventually sent Zamyatin into exile.
Read about the other entries on the list.

We is one of Lawrence Norfolk's five most memorable dystopias in fiction.

--Marshal Zeringue