Dystopia

Dystopia is a form of literature that explores social and political structures. It is a creation of a nightmare world - unlike its opposite, Utopia, which is an ideal world. Dystopia is often characterized by an authoritarian or totalitarian form of government. It often features different kinds of repressive social control systems, a lack or total absence of individual freedoms and expressions, and a state of constant warfare or violence. Many novels combine both Dystopia and Utopia, often as a metaphor for the different directions humanity can take in its choices, ending up with one of the tw ...more

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Dry
An Easy Death (Gunnie Rose, #1)
Gnomon
Friday Black
Light Years
Fury (Menagerie #3)
This Cruel Design (This Mortal Coil, #2)
Villain (Monster #2)
Star-Crossed
In the Vanishers’ Palace
Rebels of Eden (Children of Eden, #3)
XX
Freedom Trials
Select Few (Select, #2)
Fallen Academy: Year One
The One (The Selection, #3)
Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
The Girl With All the Gifts (The Girl With All the Gifts #1)
Storm Glass (Harbinger #1)
The Heir (The Selection, #4)
Glass Sword (Red Queen, #2)
The Crown (The Selection, #5)
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An Easy Death (Gunnie Rose, #1)
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1)
Foe
Winter (The Lunar Chronicles, #4)
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China Miéville The City & the City
I was interested in steeping myself in both Eastern and Mid-European writing, and classic crime fiction. I was focused a lot on fidelity to the paradigm, so no "cheating," no last-minute evidence, no characters appearing at the last second, and so on. I wanted a fan of the genre to feel I'd played fair.
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Tell freedom I said hello.
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