The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia
Shevek, a brilliant physicist, decides to take action. He will seek answers, question the unquestionable, and attempt to tear down the walls of hatred that have isolated his planet of anarchists from the rest of the civilized universe. To do this dangerous task will mean giving up his family and possibly his life. Shevek must make the unprecedented journey to the utopian mother planet, Anarres, to challenge the complex structures of life and living, and ignite the fires of change.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wishanem - LibraryThing
This is the story of a scientist from a very poor anarchist society who spends some time visiting a totalitarian capitalist oligarchy. There is some subtlety and depth to the society that the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RajivC - LibraryThing
People fear original thinkers. If there is one thing that I will take away from the book, it is this lesson. “The Dispossessed” is a strange book, and probably deserves a second reading. You can read ... Read full review