It Can't Happen Here: A Novel

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Doubleday, Doran, 1935 - Presidents - 458 pages
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A dark satire about the rise of a fascist American dictator.

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It Can't Happen Here

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Written in 1935, this political satire depicts the United States ruled by a President who slowly morphs into a dictator. It astonishingly mimics developments in Nazi Germany before they happened. The only other available edition is a $50 hardcover. Read full review

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Lewis' satire is the best. He's a great writer, a terrific sentence maker, and he always gets it right. In this book, in which he imagines America is taken over by Fascists, what he gets right, sixty ... Read full review

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