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Yevgeny Zamyatin


Born
in Lebedian, Russian Federation
February 01, 1884

Died
March 10, 1937

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Yevgeny Zamyatin (Russian: Евгений Замятин, sometimes also seen spelled Eugene Zamiatin) Russian novelist, playwright, short story writer, and essayist, whose famous anti-utopia (1924, We) prefigured Aldous Huxley's Brave New World (1932), and inspired George Orwell's 1984 (1949). The book was considered a "malicious slander on socialism" in the Soviet Union, and it was not until 1988 when Zamyatin was rehabilitated. In the English-speaking world We has appeared in several translations.

"And then, just the way it was this morning in the hangar, I saw again, as though right then for the first time in my life, I saw everything: the unalterably straight streets, the sparkling glass of the sidewalks, the divine parallelepipeds of the transparent
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The Dragon: Fifteen Stories

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Мы

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La inundación

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Пещера

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Islanders and The Fisher of...

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A Soviet Heretic

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Бич Божий

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A God-forsaken Hole

3.48 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1914 — 8 editions
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“A man is like a novel: until the very last page you don't know how it will end. Otherwise it wouldn't even be worth reading.”
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“You are afraid of it because it is stronger than you; you hate it because you are afraid of it; you love it because you cannot subdue it to your will. Only the unsubduable can be loved.”
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“There is no final one; revolutions are infinite.”
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