We: New Edition
A superb new translation of the classic dystopian novel Set in the twenty-sixth century AD, Zamyatin's masterpiece describes life under the regimented totalitarian society of OneState, ruled over by the all-powerful 'Benefactor'. Recognized as the inspiration for George Orwell's 1984, We is the archetype of the modern dystopia, or anti-Utopia: a great prose poem detailing the fate that might befall us all if we surrender our individual selves to some collective dream of technology and fail in the vigilance that is the price of freedom. Clarence Brown's brilliant translation is based on the corrected text of the novel, first published in Russia in 1988 after more than sixty years' suppression.
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Review: WeUser Review - Billie Pritchett - Goodreads
I wanted to like Yevgeny Zamyatin's We. It's a work of sci-fi about a dystopian future where society is under the rule of an all-powerful dictactor and people identify themselves as cogs of the State ... Read full review
Review: WeUser Review - Oksana - Goodreads
I understand that this book was practically the first example of the dystopian genre, and that's great, someone has to be the first. But, boy, was it a hard read. The writing is so complicated and ... Read full review