Reviews

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale is a dystopian novel written by Canadian author Margaret Atwood in 1985. Winner of the Governor General’s Award (one of Canada’s most prestigious awards for literature) as well as the winner of the very first Arthur C. …

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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 is a novel written in 1953 by one of the most well-regarded speculative fiction authors of the past 100 years, Ray Bradbury. He was the author of hundreds of novels, novellas and short stories covering a huge range …

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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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