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The book was originally published in 1936, and is a science fiction parody of global politics. It is very funny in places, but is dated and overlong. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kent Price
Early science fiction at its best (with a large amount of "tongue in cheek" tossed in).Published 4 months ago by Jan H. Munroe
I don't understand the praise heaped on this. Maybe it's the translation. I honestly don't know. But the book isn't very good. It's 90% dialog and most of that is inane. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Stephen Rifkin
read this, you won't be sorry. A great book. Has always been near the top of my list of favorite classics.Published 5 months ago by Eve Sheridan
This is simply a wonderful work of satire that still resounds in our own times. Capek is better known as the co-inventor of the word robot from his science fiction play... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Gregory Alan Wingo
Good book. Dystopian satire written in the thirties, still relevant today. Get this translation. I tried others, the one by David Wyllie, and this one is better by far.Published 9 months ago by J. Strachan
His writing is just so darned enjoyable. He was a very funny writer with great insights into the human condition (or lack there of).Published 10 months ago by Michael Slayton
I bought this book as a requirement for a lit course that I took last semester, and it's one of the few books I've opted not to sell back. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Brandon Knotek
I can't imagine why this satirical novel is not more well known; it is among the best of the best.
The on-line bookseller compared this novel with 1984 and Brave New... Read more