Author Evgenii Ivanovi Zamiatin Published by Penguin Classics ISBN 0241458749 EAN 9780241458747 BIC Code Cover Paperback
The best single work of science fiction yet written’ Ursula K. Le Guin
The dystopian masterwork that inspired George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, We depicts a futuristic totalitarian society, ‘OneState’, where humans have become numbers. Suppressed in Russia for decades, it is a chilling vision of a world enslaved by technology.
‘Zamyatin’s parable looked forward to climate change and surveillance culture … to peer into its future is to see modernity’s reflection gazing darkly back’ Economist