Doublethink and Demagogues: A Selection of Great Dystopian Fiction
With authoritarian regimes proliferating across the globe, these days it can often feel like we are living in our very own dystopian novel. We've gathered together our favourite, most prescient, literary dystopias from classics like Brave New World and We to contemporary examples such as The Farm and Vox. Whether exploring the ways parts of society are oppressed, the impact of new technologies on humanity or the near future's obsession with sadistic entertainment, these books are all stark warnings against the power of an all-controlling state and the double-edged nature of progress.
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