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The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff
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Dec 13, 10

bookshelves: young-adult, horror
Read on December 12, 2010

The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas is a classic story by noted speculative fiction author Ursula K LeGuin, and is one that is bound to resonate with most readers for some time afterwards. Omelas is a utopian society in which everything seems to function in not simply an orderly, but in almost an enlightened manner. But the crux of the story is that the glory of Omelas rests firmly on the continued torment of a single child. The question posed by the story is a seemingly simply moral dilemma: would you, could you walk away from Omelas? Read the rest of this review here
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A.L. Kay I think this review is for the wrong book?

Stephanie Nope...this is just my introductory paragraph. The full review is on my website.

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