Looking Backward, 2000-1887

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Houghton Mifflin, 1929 - Socialism - 337 pages
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I thought the book had a very interesting premise. - Goodreads
And then I woke up" endings are so disappointing. - Goodreads
Modern writing seems more succinct. - Goodreads
The characters are cardboard and the plot ludicrous. - Goodreads
Seemed intriguing as a premise. - Goodreads
It feels funny writing from someone else's future. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Fainne J. Firmin - Goodreads

Personally, I did not like this book at all. Perhaps it is simply because the writing style of that period is much different than what I prefer, but to me the novel was dull ramblings that had no ... Read full review

Review: Looking Backward

User Review  - Jemma - Goodreads

Charming late C19th vision of a future egalitarian future set in 2000. Quite a well though-out vision of how a mildly Socialist society might function, if a little syrupy at times. The future ... Read full review

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