Dystopia
The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is probably the best-loved writer in Canada, the one you cannot fail to read if you’re serious about becoming a true Canadian bookworm. Like me. Six years after landing in the country, I couldn’t delay it any further…

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The Acolyte by Nick Cutter - Dystopia / Horror

I’m getting concerned for Nick Cutter’s sanity, really. His website is definitely showing signs of split personality: on its home page, you’re asked to choose between Craig Davidson, author of the acclaimed literary novel Cataract City (that’s the nice guy),…

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The Just City by Jo Walton, Alternate History Fiction

Take Animal Farm by George Orwell, mix it with some ancient greek philosophy and mythology, add a pinch of the popular young-adult dystopian genre, and there you have it: The Just City by Jo Walton. The book tells the story…

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Lucia's Masks by Wendy MacIntyre, Post-Apocalyptic Novel

Now that I have read Lucia’s Masks, I’ll take the saying “don’t judge the book by its cover” very literally. This cover looks a bit cheap and the photo couldn’t be more misleading about what the book is about. There are…

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