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News from Nowhere, or, An Epoch of Rest

Beginning Some Chapters from a Utopian Romance

By William Morris

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An SF Gateway eBook: bringing the classics to the future.

News from Nowhere describes the encounter between a visitor from the nineteenth century, William Guest, and a decentralized and humane socialist future. Set over a century after a revolutionary upheaval in 1952, these 'Chapters from a Utopian Romance' recount his journey across London and up the Thames to Kelmscott Manor, Morris's own country house in Oxfordshire.

Biographical Notes

William Morris (1834-1896)
William Morris, generally credited with originating the genre of modern heroic fantasy, was a man of many achievements: poet, novelist, artist, designer and printer of fine books. He is best known for his work as a designer of furniture and fabrics and as the author of a number of novels set in almost medieval but imaginary worlds of great beauty. These works of literature have been influential to many fantasy authors, such as C.S. Lewis and J.R.R Tolkein.

For more information see http://sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/morris_william

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  • ISBN: 9781473216693
  • Publication date: 26 Nov 2015
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