Which dystopian novel best captures our current situation
Probably Raspail.Poll amended to add 'other' as a choice.
If you vote 'other' it may be of interest ito the forum if you name the book(s) as others have in a post, so that posters with an interest in these types of books are aware of them.
‘Lord of the World’ would need readers to have an idea of the basic tenets of Catholicism and today many have little knowledge of Christianity let alone Catholicism.
Meanwhile, UK politicians fast for Ramadan to show solidarity with Muslims. Instagram photos showing bacon on their tables undermine their position.
I voted 1984 for the fake news MSM use of newspeak techniques. He had them sussed in the BBC. You could include Animal Farm for some animals are more equal than others. Relevant in not the way Orwell intended it.
You could well include the Marquis de Sade and William Burroughs following works: The Soft Machine, Nova Express & The Ticket That Exploded making up The Nova Trilogy. 100% the hidden psychic topography of our times.
The evolutionary jump into hyperspace...Even those against Trumpian walls, must at times feel the need for protection from threatening, alien masses.
Sooner than we think though, the wealthy will depart to another planet,and the Earth itself will become Huxley's reservation.
We should stop buying so many expensive socks and jumpers, and even perhaps try to get aboard the ship as valets or advisers on matters sartorial.