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A tribute to George Orwell's 1984 and a cry of protest opposed to totalitarianism of every kind, Sansal's 2084 tells the tale of a close to destiny during which spiritual extremists have tested an oppressive caliphate the place self sufficient notion is forbidden.

It is the 12 months 2084. within the country of Abistan—named after the prophet Abi, earthly messenger of the god Yolah—citizens undergo a unmarried god, demonstrating their devotion by means of kneeling in prayer 9 occasions an afternoon. self sufficient inspiration has been banned, remembering is forbidden, and an omnipresent surveillance process immediately informs the gurus of each deviant act, concept, or concept. the dominion is blessed and its voters are satisfied, choked with a feeling of goal and piety. those people who are not—the heretics—are placed to demise by way of stoning or beheading in urban squares. yet Ati has met those who imagine another way; in ghettos and caves, hidden from the specialists, exist the final residing heretics and free-thinkers of Abistan. lower than their impression, Ati starts off to doubt. He starts off to imagine. Now, he'll need to safeguard his ideas together with his life. 

"[In 2084] Sansal dared to head a lot extra than I did," stated Michel Houellebecq, the debatable novelist so much lately of Submission. 2084 is a cry of freedom, a decision to uprising, a gripping satirical novel of rules, and an indictment of the spiritual fundamentalism that, with its hypocrisy and closed-mindedness, threatens our sleek democracies and the beliefs on which they're founded.

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