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Kallocain by Karin Boye
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Jun 06, 2023 | ISBN 9780241608302

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“Thrilling . . . [It] mesmerizes. . . . Relationships are the true heart of Kallocain: how intimacies shape us, how the presence of difference can free us, and how what is freely given between people is always so much more powerful and real than what is taken by force.” —Ilana Masad, NPR

“The world of the Swedish writer Karin Boye’s little-known 1940 novel, Kallocain, is a close cousin to those depicted in We and Brave New World. . . . The women characters in many classic twentieth-century dystopias tend to be flat, mere foils to male protagonists. But in Kallocain it is the inner lives of women that come to illustrate both the state’s power over its citizens and their own power to resist.” —The New Yorker

“A fascinating novel of the 1984 and Brave New World genre.” —Library Journal

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