Five Dystopian Novels to Read
May 12, 2015
These five novels based in an imaginary society are worth reading.
1984 by George Orwell
Orwell’s terrifying vision of a totalitarian future in which everything and everyone is slave to a tyrannical regime.
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Huxley’s ingenious fantasy of the future sheds a blazing light on the present and is considered to be his most enduring masterpiece.
Find Me by Laura van den Berg
aura van den Berg brings us Find Me, her debut novel—a gripping, imaginative, darkly funny tale of a young woman struggling to find her place in the world.
We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
We is both a rediscovered classic and a work of tremendous relevance to our own times.
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
The narrators hear their echoes in history and change their destinies in ways great and small, in a study of humanity’s dangerous will to power.