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University of Wisconsin Press, 1966 - Fiction - 193 pages
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User Review  - unclebob53703 - LibraryThing

A dystopian novel in the tradition of 1984, but much more grim, I think because the protagonist is not struggling against the state, but seems to have wholeheartedly accepted it. He invents a drug ... Read full review

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User Review  - GingerbreadMan - LibraryThing

Karin Boye’s dystopian novel from 1940 is a modern classic in Sweden, and considering my taste for the genre it’s really quite strange I haven’t read it before. Boye’s vision of a nightmarish police ... Read full review


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Boye was a Swedish poet and novelist who committed suicide in 1941.

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