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Through the Eyes of a Stranger

4.5  ·  Rating details ·  10 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 366 pages
Published June 23rd 2010 by Xlibris Corporation
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Nov 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
thoroughly enjoyed the exploration of the fictional sustainable society. the plot sometimes lacked depth but was still captivating enough to keep my interest with the interspersed tangents of aspects of the permaculture socialist society. the sometimes not so subtle extrapolating of our capitalistic industrial world into a future of collapse, giving rise to other ways of living and understanding, kept me reading inspiring much contemplation of current challenges and necessity for change. I notic ...more
Brian
Jan 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A picture of a sustainable future realm contrasted with one much like our own.

Wonderful heartwarming plot, eye-opening setting, and timeless topics.
This book might well suit readers from 10 years old on. It's a tale of escape from a distopic empire to a wondrous contrasting country, both set half a millenium in our future, after a complete collapse of the Western World.

I enjoyed it.

There's an associated Yahoo group: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/y...
There's also a map and stuff at: http:/
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VERY cool book.
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Will Bonsall has worn many hats since going "back to the land," including prospector, draftsman, gravedigger, hobo, musician, logger, and artist, among others; however, he considers subsistence farming to be the only true career he ever had. He is the director of the Scatterseed Project, which he founded to help preserve our endangered crop-plant diversity. His first book, Through the Eyes of a St ...more