Book Reviews of Erewhon (Penguin Classics)

Erewhon (Penguin Classics)
Erewhon - Penguin Classics
Author: Samuel Butler, Peter Mudford
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ISBN-13: 9780140430578
ISBN-10: 0140430571
Publication Date: 11/30/1970
Pages: 272
Rating:
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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3.3 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Book Type: Paperback
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Erewhon (an anagram for "nowhere") is a faraway land where machinery is forbidden, sickness is a punishable crime, and criminals receive compassionate medical treatment. Butler's brilliant Utopian novel is an entertaining and thought-provoking work, taking aim at such hallowed institutions as family, church, and mechanical progress.
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An intelligent, inventive, and humorous Utopian novel that takes aim at hypocrisy in society.
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Vegetarianism, technological development, religion are all mocked brilliantly by Samuel Butler. A bit philosophical and slow at points.
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Butler's classic utopia/dystopia.