[LMB] Utopias OT:

Tony Zbaraschuk tzbarasc at lasierra.edu
Fri Jul 30 14:33:12 BST 2021


On Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 1:37 AM B. Ross Ashley <brashley46 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Neither society in _The Dispossessed_  struck me as Utopian. Annares is
> developing into a deeply isolationist world with an increasing hate on
> towards Urras. That is certainly not my idea of Utopia.
>

When I read it, I thought Annares was a dystopia.  Possibly I'd been
reading too many Reader's Digests accounts of the failing Soviet system
(this was in the late 70s or early 80s), and  Annares struck me as just
such a society.

ObBujold: Is Beta Colony a utopia or not?


Tony Zbaraschuk


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