World Building

River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay

River of Stars is the twelfth novel by Canadian author Guy Gavriel Kay and is based loosely on twelfth century China during the Song Dynasty. Like many of his works, Kay weaves historical names, places and events into a fictional tapestry that …

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1984 by George Orwell

1984, written by George Orwell in 1949, remains to this day one of the paramount examples of dystopian fiction. Whether in the tropes and images found within its pages, or the very real threat it presents of a dark future, …

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Brave New World was written by Aldous Huxley in 1932 and remains, to this day, one of the shining examples of the utopia as dystopia style of speculative fiction. It tells the tale of a futuristic world where society has …

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