The Never Dawn – R E Palmer

The Never Dawn – R E Palmer Summary: This is the first in a YA dystopia trilogy. There are very strong echoes of 1984 here,  as we follow the life of Noah (all character names are biblical, by the way). Genders are kept separated, and all are under the control of “Mother”. Main Characters: Noah: … Continue reading The Never Dawn – R E Palmer

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Brave New World – Aldous Huxley

"O brave new world, that has such people in't!" – proclaims Miranda, in Shakespeare's The Tempest, as she sees the shipwrecked courtiers. For me, this book is a savage twist on that play.   Brave New World. I was reading a lot of the classics at this time (all of Orwell – Road to Wigan … Continue reading Brave New World – Aldous Huxley