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This is a great book, and it deserves more recognition than it has received. I found it in a science fiction book store 30 years ago, and I've read it twice since then. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amberle
My young wife and I read Islandia together in the 1970s. She liked to sew and I began calling her Nattana, which soon became shortened to Tana, by which name she was known ever... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Joe Ward
Islandia. THE book to read in one's lifetime. In the 1950s (and since?) the book to read was "Catcher In the Rye". Read morePublished 11 months ago by SteveGinGTO
Ever fall so in love with a place that you couldn't stop writing about it, obsessively cataloging every tiny detail and studying every aspect of it until you're left with a giant... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Michael Battaglia
This is a long book that was, evidently, a long-term avocation of the author. I gather that the book was published, posthumously, by his survivors. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Michael Glaviano
This special work by Austin Tappan Wright has maintained its place at the forefront of my literature collection for over 50 years. Read morePublished 15 months ago by OrinK3
I am delighted to find that this work is still available. I read it decades ago. Then I bought it for close friends. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Richard D. Stanton, Ph.D.
This is the grand daddy of all utopian novels. It was essentially required reading in my family back in the 1970s when I was a teenager. Read morePublished 22 months ago by David Biddle
A big read, a dense text, a layered thematic scenario, but with a single stark message to humankind: industry sullies our bond with the natural world. Read morePublished on September 28, 2013 by Beau Geste