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Literature: Ecotopia

Imagine a future that works!
Authored by Ernest Callenbach in 1975 and set Twenty Minutes into the Future.

We are in the year 1999. Since 1980, Ecotopia has been isolated, Chinese fashion. Now, finally, an official visitor is admitted. He is Will Weston, crack investigative reporter. Like a modern Gulliver, Will is sometimes horrified, sometimes overwhelmed by strange practices and sensual encounters. He discovers a nation which, in lucky circumstances, has taken charge of its own biological destiny. As Will becomes deeply involved with a sexually forthright Ecotopian woman, ritual war games and a female-dominated "stable-state" government, his confusion of values intensifies and reaches a startling climax. The novel of your future.


This novel includes examples of:

The Dream of Perpetual MotionAlternate History LiteratureOrson Scott Card's Empire
Ecce RomaniLiterature of the 1970sEight Days of Luke

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