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Modern Utopia, a (1905) [Novel]
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While walking in the Swiss Alps, two English travellers fall into a space-warp, and suddenly find themselves in another world. In many ways the same as our own - even down to the characters that inhabit it - this new planet is still somehow radically different, for the two walkers are now upon a Utopian Earth controlled by a single World Government. Here, as they soon learn, all share a common language, there is sexual, economic and racial equality, and society is ruled by socialist ideals enforced by an austere, voluntary elite: the 'Samurai'. But what will the Utopians make of these new visitors from a less perfect world?

Original title: A Modern Utopia
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionPoliticalDystopia/Utopia
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: A Modern Utopia

A Modern Utopia (1905)
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Language: English

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A Modern Utopia (April 2005)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780141441122
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.6 x 1 in
Pages: 281
Notes: Edited by Gregory Claeys and Patrick Parrinder;
Introduction by Francis Wheen;
Notes by Gregory Claeys and Andy Sawyer

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A Modern Utopia (October 2001)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 9780755104147
Dimensions: 5.2 x 7.1 x 1 in
Pages: 342

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A Modern Utopia (1967)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Lincoln, NE
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803252134
Pages: 392
Notes: Introduction by Mark R. Hillegas

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