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By a strange and dystopian coincidence, during this pandemic I’ve been teaching Brave New World to a group of Chinese Australians in Melbourne. If history shows us the lessons of the past, dystopian fiction, through its exaggerated envisioning of the present, offers an insight into a possible future.

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World — a book which struck me as out-of-date when I…

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Writer, reader & genre-weaver: current affairs, travel, place. Writing a book about Europe by way of its cities. See: https://alexklaushofer.com

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Alex Klaushofer

Writer, reader & genre-weaver: current affairs, travel, place. Writing a book about Europe by way of its cities. See: https://alexklaushofer.com

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