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Erewhon Revisited (Erewhon #2)

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Erewhon, set in a thinly disguised New Zealand, ended with the escape of its protagonist from the native Erewhonians by balloon. In the sequel, narrated by his son John. Higgs returns to Erewhon and meets his former lover Yram, who is now the mother of his son George. He discovers that he is now worshipped as "the Sunchild." He finds himself in danger from the villainous P ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published June 20th 2006 by Echo Library (first published 1901)
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Mutlu Cankay
İlk Erewhon ziyaretinin üzerinden 20 yıl geçmiştir. Bay Higgs, sevgili eşi Arowhena'nın ölümünden sonra Erewhon'u tekrar ziyaret etmeye karar verir. Henüz bilmediği şey ise, son ziyaretinin tüm Erewhon'un sosyal ve kültürel yapısını değiştirdiği ve onun bir peygamber olduğunu öne süren dinin tohumlarının ekildiğidir. Erewhon'a gittiğinde yeni peygamber hapse atılacak, kovalanacak, yalana zorlanacak ve sonunda kaçmak zorunda kalacaktır...

İkili dünya görüşünü benimseyen ifadeleriyle ( dünyasal akı
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MisterFweem
I look at this book as a peek into what I call the "Fear the Man Who Knows" syndrome. You get a person who becomes recognized for some achievement, be it politics, science, scholarship, or what have you, and either he or she begins to think they're experts (Experts, Bob!) in every subject under the sun, their devoted public and/or the media think the same, or, worse of all both the person and the public/media complex believe it. So whatever they say is golden, even if it's basically a Poo-Poo Pl ...more
Kirt
So, I finished Erewhon Revisted, the sequel to the satire I had read earlier. I liked the sequel better, though you really need to have read the first book to enjoy it fully. Regardless, the storyline is more engaging, albiet at the expense of the satirical issues, which are toned down but still very much present, mainly benig concerned with issues of religion. I felt much more human sympathy for the characters this time around...
Nicholas Whyte
http://nhw.livejournal.com/537851.html[return][return]It's a classic lost world/utopia satire, first published in 1870 (though this is the revision of thirty years later). The writing is stodgily Victorian in places, but it is enlivened by Butler's na
Celia
Better then the first book thought you need to read it to understand what is happening in this book. It is very suprisingly sentimental. The hero of the first book returns to Erewhon to ind out he has been made a god. Butler is his most effective in making fun of religion.
Ems
bought this by accident when actually looking for the original erewhon.. doh.. will give it a go still though
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Samuel Butler was an iconoclastic Victorian author who published a variety of works, including the Utopian satire Erewhon and the posthumous novel The Way of All Flesh, his two best-known works, but also extending to examinations of Christian orthodoxy, substantive studies of evolutionary thought, studies of Italian art, a
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