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The predictive power of science fiction

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World (1932), Yevgeny Zamyatin’s We (1921) and Nevil Shute’s On the Beach (1957) explore very different dystopias [Book 1 : Artwork/Design © Leslie Holland; Photo © Christie’s Images/Bridgeman, Book 3: Alamy]

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