Looking Backward: From 2000 to 1887
by Edward Bellamy
Publisher: Shawmut College 2000
Number of pages: 424
One of the greatest and most widely read of the utopian novels. It is the story of a young gentleman from Boston who mysteriously wakes from a sleep of over a hundred years to find himself transplanted to a utopian futuristic world. This future world is one of prosperity, cooperation, and harmony. Edward Bellamy's classic novel inspired a rebirth of the utopian novel genre and has been an inspiration to the many forward-looking thinkers who have read it.
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