Looking Backward, 2000-1887

Front Cover
Houghton Mifflin, 1929 - Socialism - 337 pages
202 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
20
4 stars
50
3 stars
67
2 stars
49
1 star
16

I thought the book had a very interesting premise. - Goodreads
And then I woke up" endings are so disappointing. - Goodreads
It is a great novel, but the plot was not well done. - Goodreads
It feels funny writing from someone else's future. - Goodreads
Seemed intriguing as a premise. - Goodreads
The characters are cardboard and the plot ludicrous. - Goodreads

Review: Looking Backward: 2000-1887

User Review  - Erneilson - Goodreads

A Victorian utopian novel - the author addresses the disparity between the "haves" and the "have nots". Surprising to see how prescient he was, anticipating debit cards! Read full review

Review: Looking Backward: 2000-1887

User Review  - Neil Collins - Goodreads

Very interesting science-fiction book written in 1887. It is pretty refreshing to read such a utopian vision of the future. In the story, the main character finds himself in the future (the year 2000 ... Read full review

References to this book

Spaces of Hope
David Harvey
Limited preview - 2000
All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information