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Jess
Jumbled thoughts:

1. I keep alternating between "this would be an intriguing movie" and "this could never be a movie, it's too horrifying."

2. Somebody's pulling my leg that this was written in 1935. That or Sinclair Lewis had some serious prescience going on.

3. I would love to see this story from the point of view of a black person, maybe the Dr. Adams mentioned towards the end.

4. Jesus. Just.
Joshua Williams
Sep 03, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: did-not-finish
The concept was incredible, and strikingly similar to current political events, but god was this a boring book
Allison
Dec 03, 2016 rated it really liked it
While there are better written dystopian novels, this is the most prescient to read, given today's political climate.


And yet, to quote the final passage:
"And still Doremus goes on in the red sunrise, for a Doremus Jessup can never die".
Valarie
Jul 07, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who believes it can't happen here.
Shelves: favorites
Frighteningly prescient. Wow.
Amber
Mar 01, 2017 marked it as to-read
Shelves: dnf, dystopia
martha
Jan 01, 2017 marked it as to-read
Megan
Aug 23, 2015 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: signet-classics
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Angel Castaner
Mar 29, 2018 marked it as to-read
Becca
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Shelves: us-classics
Angela
Nov 03, 2017 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Jessica
Jan 14, 2017 marked it as to-read
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Dec 01, 2016 marked it as to-read
Lydell
Sep 24, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Jan 25, 2017 marked it as to-read
Cathy
Jan 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
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Jennifer
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Whitney Picard
Nov 26, 2016 marked it as to-read
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