Kallocain

Kallocain

by Karin Boye
     
 

ISBN-10: 0299038947

ISBN-13: 9780299038946

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

This classic Swedish novel envisioned a future of drab terror. Seen through the eyes of idealistic scientist Leo Kall, Kallocain’s depiction of a totalitarian world state is a montage of what novelist Karin Boye had seen or sensed in 1930s Russia and Germany. Its central idea grew from the rumors of truth drugs that ensured the subservience of every

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This classic Swedish novel envisioned a future of drab terror. Seen through the eyes of idealistic scientist Leo Kall, Kallocain’s depiction of a totalitarian world state is a montage of what novelist Karin Boye had seen or sensed in 1930s Russia and Germany. Its central idea grew from the rumors of truth drugs that ensured the subservience of every citizen to the state.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299038946
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
Library Of World Fiction Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
684,455
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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