Looking Backward, 2000-1887
Set in Boston on December 26, 2000, but written before the turn of the nineteenth century, this classic Utopian novel is more significant and relevant than ever with its reappearance this millennium. Addressing moral and material concerns of late nineteenth century industrial America through romantic narrative, Bellamy suggests a fictionalized society in which war, poverty, and malice do not exist.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mmoj - LibraryThing
To think we really aren't any closer. This is a book to make you think. Wording is a bit dated and some may become bored with that but I found it interesting. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - smichaelwilson - LibraryThing
What I find most interesting about Looking Backward is how contemporary readers of the work are willing to dismiss is it as nothing more than a failed attempt to accurately predict the future, as if ... Read full review