As a sub-genre of science fiction, the popular dystopian novel can challenge readers’ views about current social and political climates, offer warnings, and in some instances, inspire action. But how is dystopian fiction determined?
Sometimes all you need are a few short sentences to summarise the current situation, or remind you of humanity’s fragility.
Banned books, dystopian books and books that help you to survive. This is the original list.
George Orwell’s 1984. It’s the internationally acclaimed dystopian bestseller that some say depicts a prophetic view and a […]
By Anna Mathews George Orwell’s novel 1984 was incredibly popular at the time it was published, and it […]
This is an easy dystopian or anti-utopian read, even for the fussiest of readers.
1984, the brilliant piece about communism has turned on itself in real life. It is no longer a popular piece of entertainment but a functional handbook.
How do you feel about global players dictating what you can and cannot read? Do you prefer the […]
It’s been over two months since I’ve written a single word either for my employer or myself. Simply […]
WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange has optimized his timing again, releasing the Vault 7 documents that have had Twitter and his mass following contemplating over the last month the exact punch the world governments would likely encounter.
Watching this documentary again, although this isn’t the real Orwell – but arguably, a very accurate portrayal courtesy […]