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Written by a Polish man who had experienced both the Russian Revolution and the British shipyards of World War I, this early 1920s novel pre-dates the Cold War. However, the story of Protagonist D-503, a mathematician for the One State, examines many of the concerns of the era.
A dystopian novel completed in 1921, written in response to the author's personal experiences with the Russian revolutions of 1905 and 1917, his life in the Newcastle suburb of Jesmond and work in the Tyne shipyards at nearby Wallsend during the First World War. It was at Tyneside that he observe... Read More »