dystopia n. 1
a work set in a dystopia n. 2
The Mundus Alter et Idem is…the opposite of eutopia, the ideal society: it is a dystopia, if it is permissible to coin a word.
Quest for Utopia 298
1967 Listener 5 Jan. 22
The modern classics—Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty Four—are dystopias.
Some sort of dystopia, wasn’t it? [about Huxley’s Brave New World]
Sundiver .xxxi. 337
1993 Locus June 59/1
A sneaky dystopia about religion and rationality that comes on as a Jack-Vancean travelogue-with-melodrama tale.
2001 Science Fiction Chronicle July 38/3
This novel is described…as ‘A Science Fiction Noir’ and it certainly is that, and a dystopia, as disgraced ex-cop, now low-ball private eye Cage, and android…Jonny Cache…join forces to solve the murder of her former owner/friend who died horribly by apparent spontaneous human combustion.
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