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
It feels funny writing from someone else's future. - Goodreads
It is a great novel, but the plot was not well done. - Goodreads
Not a great plot--but interesting political theory. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Lorin Cary - Goodreads

Bellamy's LB is a late nineteenth century (1887) look at an imagined future. Written during the so-called Gilded Age, it posits a coming era devoid of the class conflicts and wealth disparity which ... Read full review

Review: Looking Backward

User Review  - Val Lynam - Goodreads

Written in 1888, this book is written from the vantage point of a young man transported to the year 2000. Before the century even came to be, this was a hit! It has been relegated to the booklists of ... Read full review

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