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Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

For more unique dystopian visions of the future, try these…

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess for a violent future Britain where the establishment seeks order by reforming dangerous youth.

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow for a 1984-inspired YA thriller set in the near future that explores the dystopian effect of post 9/11 policy.

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel for a literary love letter to humanity after a flu pandemic wipes out 99% of the population.

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell for a genre-busting epic that starts in 1984 and ends in 2043.

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The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon 

For more entrancing characters and grown up fantasy, try these…

The Golem and the Djinni by Helene Wecker for a dramatic, magical story

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman for a playful, philosophical tale

Villette by Charlotte Brontë for Shannon’s inspiration for her main character

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess for a classic dystopia that inspired the language of The Bone Season

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