In Utopia, More paints a vision of the customs and practices of a distant island, but Utopia means 'no place' and his narrator's name, Hythlodaeus, translates as 'dispenser of nonsense'. This fantastical tale masks what is a serious and subversive analysis of the failings of More's society. Advocating instead a world in which there is religious tolerance, provision for the aged, and state ownership of land, Utopia has been variously claimed as a Catholic tract or an argument for communism andit still invites each generation to make its own interpretation.
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What a great book with so much good advice. Substitute Iraq and Afghanistan from Book ! " Suppose I said the King should leave Italy alone because the single kingdom of France all by itself if almost ... Read full review
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A good edition and a welcome gift for an 18 year old due to start an English course at uni this year Read full review