Before Orwell, Before Huxley, there was Zamyatin.
When society has programmed you to sleep . . .
How do you wake yourself up?
The One State is a world where people are merely numbers, and free will itself is a disease. Most are happy in their role as cogs in a huge machine, controlled by the ever-watchful Benefactor.
However, on the eve of the launch of the Integralthe spcaecraft that will impose the One State's way of life everywherestarship architect D-503 meets I-330, a female number as irreverent as she is beautiful.
The Benefactor has quantified human experience, circumscribed it, reduced it to nothing but a series of mathematical equationsthat is, until one man factors back in the ultimate unknown: love.
This is We, the groundbreaking novel that inspired 1984 and Brave New World, the two towering dystopian works of the twentieth century.
Discover it for yourself today.
"The leader of our prose in the 1920's." Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
"How could I have missed one of the most important dystopias of the 20th century? . . . I was amazed by it." Margaret Atwood
Bonus! Includes a fresh translation of Zamyatin's "Death Sentence Appeal" letter to Stalin, and "Love Is the Function of Death" a bold new essay by noted science fiction author, reviewer, and scholar Paul Di Filippo.