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The Giver
The Giver by Lois Lowry

This "children's" book is probably the single most horrifying and depressing thing I've ever read... even more so than George Orwell's 1984.  It revolves around a falsely utopian nightmare society that provides its wonders at a chilling cost.  Although Lowry does employ a bit of fantasy in just a few places, her story is still a very effect... (See the whole review)

(Added by Orion Reasoner on 6/18/2004, 10:07am)
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