V for Vendetta

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Pocket Books, Feb 1, 2006 - Fiction - 368 pages
24 Reviews

Imagine a Britain stripped of democracy: a world of the not-too-distant future, in which freedom was not lost, but surrendered willingly to a totalitarian regime that rose to power by exploiting the people's worst fears and most damning weaknesses.

This is the setting for the parable of Evey, a young woman who is saved from death by a masked man calling himself only V. Beguiling and dangerous, V ignites the fuse of revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to wake up and shed the blanket of tyranny and oppression in which they have permitted themselves to be cloaked.

While those in power take steps to neutralize the threat, the police pursue the mystery of V, unaware of the terrible truth that awaits them at the end of the trail. It is Evey, however, who, with V as her enigmatic guide, sets out on the most painful path of all: a journey of deception and self-discovery, deconstruction and re-creation, vindication and vengeance.

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User Review  - Kathleen Wells - Goodreads

I loved this book. Now I want to read the graphic novel and see the film. It was amazing last night on way home as I actually go through Victoria underground where the ending happens. Read full review

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User Review  - Mitch Holsten - Goodreads

In what is a rare, rare occurrence this book replicates the movie exactly. For this reason I skipped the last chapter, just skimming lines since after watching the movie, the book became like a ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Stephen Moore, an economist and policy analyst who founded and served as president of the Club for Growth from 1999 to 2004, is a member of the Editorial Board of The Wall Street Journal and a Senior Economics Writer at The Journal.

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