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Kallocain

Boye Karin

9780241608302

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $22.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9780241608302
Published: June 2023

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The classic dystopian novel from Sweden, written at the midpoint between Brave New World and Nineteen Eighty-Four

Leo Kall is a zealous, middle-ranking scientist in the totalitarian World State who has just made a thrilling discovery- a new drug, Kallocain, that will force anyone who takes it to tell the truth. At last, criminality will be dragged out into the open and private thought can finally be outlawed. But can the World State be trusted with Kallocain? For that matter - can Kall himself be trusted?

Written as the terrible events of the Second World War were unfolding, Karin Boye's classic dystopian novel speaks more clearly than ever of the dangers of acquiescence, and the power of resistance, no matter how futile.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9780241608302
Published: June 2023

Number of pages: 192
Width: 129 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: 11 mm

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

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