The Iron Heel, Jack London
Jack London

The Iron Heel

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The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London, first published in 1908.

Generally considered to be «the earliest of the modern Dystopian», it chronicles the rise of an oligarchic tyranny in the United States. It is arguably the novel in which Jack London's socialist views are most explicitly on display. A forerunner of soft science fiction novels and stories of the 1960s and '70s, the book stresses future changes in society and politics while paying much less attention to technological changes.
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Laura Little
Laura Littlehas quoted8 months ago
the spring of 1932 A.D.
Mykola Kobets
Mykola Kobetshas quotedlast year
The rise of the Oligarchy will always remain a cause of secret wonder to the historian and the philosopher. Other great historical events have their place in social evolution. They were inevitable. Their coming could have been predicted with the same certitude that astronomers to-day predict the outcome of the movements of stars. Without these other great historical events, social evolution could not have proceeded. Primitive communism, chattel slavery, serf slavery, and wage slavery were necessary stepping-stones in the evolution of society.
Эмиль Советбеков
Эмиль Советбековhas quoted3 years ago
It cannot be said that the Everhard Manuscript is an important historical document

Нельзя сказать, что мастурбация рукопись является важным историческим документом

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