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for bookcollectors of classic dystopian novels

Club Read 2018

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1Nickelini
Feb 1, 10:42pm Top

Yesterday my copies of the new Vintage Classics series were delivered . . . the Handmaid's Tale, 1984 and Brave New World. They're gorgeous. The page edges are red.

- no touchstone for the Orwell book, no matter how I spell or punctuate it. I guess it's not as well known as I thought

- not sure if this is the place to post this, but I'm a bit out of touch with LibraryThing these days

2amysisson
Feb 2, 1:18am Top

I love the one for "Handmaid's Tale" especially.

That's weird about the Orwell touchstone. I just tried it too, and nada.

3AnnieMod
Feb 2, 1:59am Top

The whole search is a bit messed up right now - this the problem with the touchstones.

Nice editions.

4chlorine
Edited: Feb 2, 2:05am Top

>1 Nickelini: Those are indeed gorgeous! Lucky you!

5.Monkey.
Feb 2, 3:45am Top

Oh damn, those are stunning!

6nohrt4me2
Edited: Feb 2, 12:21pm Top

Interesting covers. Would be interested in seeing the one for Fahrenheit 451.

7AnnieMod
Feb 2, 10:12am Top

Oh well, I just decided that these are too good looking to pass on them so they are on their way here...

8OscarWilde87
Feb 3, 4:51am Top

Those editions really make me jealous. I want to have them now!

9janemarieprice
Edited: Feb 3, 2:01pm Top

Really lovely! I'm quite jealous. Though I've been meaning to get The Handmaid's Tale so perhaps I'll spring for it.

10fannyprice
Feb 5, 6:58pm Top

So nice!

11ELiz_M
Feb 6, 8:01am Top

>1 Nickelini: And I just ordered two of these, less a week after deciding I need to get rid of half my books. Ooops.

12shadrach_anki
Feb 6, 12:58pm Top

Those are impressive editions. And Nineteen Eighty-Four gets the touchstone for 1984.

13AnnieMod
Feb 6, 1:01pm Top

>12 shadrach_anki: So does 1984 now - it was a side-wide search problem :)

14avaland
Feb 10, 6:12pm Top

Very tempting! I could sneak one more edition of Handmaid's Tale on the shelf....

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