'Blind Faith' by Ben Elton

Imagine a world where everyone knows everything about everybody. Where 'sharing' is valued above all, and privacy is considered a dangerous perversion.

Trafford wouldn't call himself a rebel, but he's daring to be different, to stand out from the crowd. In his own small ways, he wants to push against the system. But in this world, uniformity is everything. And even tiny defiances won't go unnoticed.

Ben Elton's dark, savagely comic novel imagines a post-apocalyptic society where religious intolerance combines with a sex-obsessed, utterly egocentric culture. In this world, nakedness is modesty, independent thought subversive, and ignorance is wisdom.

A chilling vision of what's to come? Or something rather closer to home?


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Really enjoyed my first book club meeting last night. Lots of nice, interesting people and discussion.

    2 · May 14, 2014

    • Rachel H.

      Great to meet you Martyn. See you again soon :)

      May 14, 2014

  • Joseph S.

    I promise to read the next one! But I just like to see everyone's happy faces so that's why I showed up :P

    1 · May 13, 2014

    • Rachel H.

      Always a pleasure to see your face too Joseph

      1 · May 14, 2014

  • Nathan H.

    This is quickly becoming one of my most anticipated events of the month. Always guaranteed some great thought-provoking discussion.

    3 · May 13, 2014

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