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In a perfect world

Yevgeny Zamyatin's far-out science fiction dystopia, `We,' showed the way for George Orwell and countless others.

By Joshua Glenn
July 23, 2006

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IT IS WITH REGRET that I see, instead of an orderly and strict mathematical epic poem in honor of the One State-I see some kind of fantastic adventure novel emerging from me." So laments D-503, mathematician and rocket designer, halfway through Russian writer Yevgeny Zamyatin's dystopian novel ``We." Completed in 1921, but not published in Russia until 1988, half a ... (Full article: 963 words)

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