Erewhon Or Over the Range

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Echo Library, Jun 1, 2006 - Travel - 160 pages
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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

Somewhat redolent of "Gulliver's Travels", and certainly ancestor of a great deal of later Science fiction, one should read this vision of English society viewed through a mythical-kingdom looking glass. You can still find some ripples of this book battering the shores of the Sci-Fi pond! Read full review

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User Review  - OccassionalRead - LibraryThing

Erewhon is an anagram for Nowhere. Butler's novel is a satire of late 19th century England. Erewhon is a kind of Shangri La, a medieval, European-like country, populated by what might be the lost 13th ... Read full review

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Butler was a writer, painter, and musician. He studied at Cambridge and then became a sheep farmer. He is best known for his biographical novel titled The Way of All Flesh.

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