We

Yevgeny Zamyatin (Author) Bela Shayevich (Translator)

Description

The One State is the perfect society, ruled over by the enlightened Benefactor. It is a city made almost entirely of glass, where surveillance is universal and life runs according to algorithmic rules to ensure perfect happiness. And D-503, the Builder, is the ideal citizen, at least until he meets I-330, who opens his eyes to new ideas of love, sex and freedom.

A foundational work of dystopian fiction, inspiration for both Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four and Huxley's Brave New World , WE is a book of radical imaginings - of control and rebellion, surveillance and power, machine intelligence and human inventiveness, sexuality and desire. In this brilliant new translation, it is both a warning and a hope for a better world.

Product Details

Price
£8.99  £8.36
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Publish Date
6 May 2021
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781838852368

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