I think I was reading dystopian fiction before it was called that. I remember reading The Chrysalids (kindle) at school, and wishing I would suddenly discover that I was telepathic. (And the first seeds of thoughts about the rights and wrongs of judging appearances and differences were sown. ) There … [Read more...] about Books to open your eyes.
I'm not quite sure why I haven't read the Giver before now. And I'm not quite sure why I really wanted to read it now. Someone recommended it, but I can't remember who. Thank you, anyway. The Giver is dystopian fiction. Without guns. Without violence. The main character is 12 (looking at the film … [Read more...] about The Giver by Lois Lowry