Blind Faith

Blind Faith

Book - 2008
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Imagine a world where everyone knows everything about everybody. Where 'sharing' is valued above all, and privacy is considered a dangerous perversion.

Trafford wouldn't call himself a rebel, but he's daring to be different, to stand out from the crowd. In his own small ways, he wants to push against the system. But in this world, uniformity is everything. And even tiny defiances won't go unnoticed.

Ben Elton's dark, savagely comic novel imagines a post-apocalyptic society where religious intolerance combines with a sex-obsessed, utterly egocentric culture. In this world, nakedness is modesty, independent thought subversive, and ignorance is wisdom.

A chilling vision of what's to come? Or something rather closer to home?

Publisher: London : Black Swan, 2008
ISBN: 9780552773911
Branch Call Number: FIC ELT
Characteristics: 366 p. ; 20 cm


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Mar 02, 2010

A great dystopian novel...a modern-day sucessor to 1984.

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