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Utopian Trilogy: Before Atlantis; Exit Strategy; and 2180, A Future Reborn By Skot David Wilson
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This is a trilogy of stories based on the idea and concept of utopia. The first is set 17,000 years ago near the Azores in a pre-Atlantian society; the next is a romance set in 2026 and deals with... More > escape from America during the coming global collapse, and the last is a romantic adventure set in 2180 in a sustainable society following global collapse where there is a race against time to save a blue whale and her calf.< Less
The Utopian Trilogy: Before Atlantis; Exit Strategy; 2180, A Future Reborn By Skot David Wilson
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This is a collection of stories with a Utopian theme. They are set in the past, near future, and future, and speak of love, duty, commitment,and choice we each have to recognize the world for what it... More > is and work to make it a better place.< Less
Project Renaissance By Ethan Sarem
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Humanity's rebirth after destruction... Project Renaissance! No such thing as inferior or superior, war or conflict... Does this sound ridiculous? Fyra, rescued from humanity's self-destruction... More > sequence, is the one who embodies the philosophical civilization, known as “society of one”, in which this is true. Gone are the days of death, days spent living instead. Fyra, as primary example of “transcendent life”, has his destiny before him... But is it shaped for him? No! Fyra is free to shape his destiny, unhindered by others' constraints. But... is “society of one” all it is cracked up to be? Is there still something missing? Who or what has Fyra become as a result of Project Renaissance? What will he become in the future? These questions, and perhaps others, leave room for individual interpretation... there is no one answer! Comparable titles? Think of Ayn Rand's “Anthem” and Lois Lowry's “The Giver”.< Less
Caesar's Column By Ignatius Donnelly
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Caesar's Column: A Story of the Twentieth Century is a novel by Ignatius Donnelly, famous as the author of Atlantis: The Antediluvian World. Caesar's Column was published pseudonymously in 1890.The... More > book has been variously categorized asscience fiction, speculative fiction, dystopian fiction, and/or apocalyptic fiction one critic has termed it an "Apocalyptic Utopia." Donnelly's novel tells the story of "a vast conspiracy against mankind has been organized on two continents, and it is rapidly taking possession of the world. If not met and overthrown at once it forebodes terrible social convulsions, the destruction of civilization, or the establishment of an absolute despotism."< Less
Birth of a Salesman By LR Penn
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The same spicy, irreverent humor that characterizes LR Penn’s fiction is to be found in abundance in his first full length theatrical work. Davis Goodman, the play's hero, sold out the dreams... More > and ideals of his youth when he moved to Long Island and became a real estate salesman, seduced by the comfort and security of a suburban bourgeois lifestyle. As he approaches his fortieth birthday, however, he is plagued by serious concerns about his career satisfaction, his wife's fidelity, his daughter's moral character, and his family's avid consumerism. Like Willy Loman in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, Davis is pining away for a lost golden era and is being destroyed by a rapidly changing world to which he has failed to adapt. Davis manages to avoid Willy’s tragic end by embarking upon a wild spiritual odyssey during which an ex-con, a shrink, a call girl, and a teen mom help him to reconcile his Woodstock generation values with the realities of twenty-first century living.< Less
Birth of a Salesman By LR Penn
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The same spicy, irreverent humor that characterizes LR Penn’s fiction is to be found in abundance in his first full length theatrical work. Davis Goodman, the play's hero, sold out the dreams... More > and ideals of his youth when he moved to Long Island and became a real estate salesman, seduced by the comfort and security of a suburban bourgeois lifestyle. As he approaches his fortieth birthday, however, he is plagued by serious concerns about his career satisfaction, his wife's fidelity, his daughter's moral character, and his family's avid consumerism. Like Willy Loman in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, Davis is pining away for a lost golden era and is being destroyed by a rapidly changing world to which he has failed to adapt. Davis manages to avoid Willy’s tragic end by embarking upon a wild spiritual odyssey during which an ex-con, a shrink, a call girl, and a teen mom help him to reconcile his Woodstock generation values with the realities of twenty-first century living.< Less
The Kingdom By Anonymous
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A draft world social contract and blueprint for organizing a utopian civilization within the framework of the United States Constitution including an original version of the Gospel of Thomas.
The Consolation of Utopia By Douglas Mann
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By the 1880’s – long before the Bolshevik Revolution and the horrors of the Russian Civil War – socialism was already a dirty word in the vernacular of successful American... More > capitalists and those who still dreamed of rising to comfortable prosperity or conspicuous opulence. Mortgage foreclosures, bankruptcies, recessions, monopolies, monetary policy, and the concentration of vast wealth in the hands of a small but powerful plutocracy were perennial topics of debate as the nation witnessed the implacable onslaught of industrialization. The social injustices of the times engendered a plethora of utopian novels attempting to point the way from turmoil to enlightenment. Among the most influential were the writings of Edward Bellamy (Looking Backward: 2000-1887) and Ignatius Donnelly (Caesar’s Column and The Golden Bottle). The novels of Bellamy and Donnelly are the forerunners of a long line of dystopian fiction beginning with H.G. Wells’ Time Machine and continuing through Zamyatin’s We and Orwell's 1984.< Less
Utopia By B. Hershey
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Cordean, an eighteen-year-old girl, and her brother, Damien, struggle for survival after her home in the Utopian City on Mars is infected with a virus that affects the entire Utopian civilization.... More > Cordean vows to protect her brother and search for her missing father. She comes face-to-face with dangerous enemies, and discovers a new determination and strength.< Less
Cataclysm book 1 By Armando Batista
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Set on the last remaining hospitable island on a frozen world, a covert faction known as Militia attempts to overthrow a utopian civilization and their benevolent rulers, The Council. This coming of... More > age story stars two brothers that are fated to bring about tremendous change to the island. For mature audiences.< Less