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 "Profound... sure to spark a reaction" and "scathing, ceaselessly engaging" - Kirkus Independent Review

"A brilliant rebuttal of Ayn Rand'sAtlas Shrugged" -Clarion Reviews

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review by . August 21, 2012
More 2084 than 1984, Nicholas Lamar Soutter's The Water Thief is set in a near-future dystopia where corporations have taken over from government, perception is more important than truth, and usurping a legitimate businesses right to regulate water might result in a death sentence--all for the common good of course. Socialism and big government are equally scorned as failed enterprises of the past. Human sympathy is the folly of the weak. And "futures" are sold, freedoms willingly …
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