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Dystopian Novels

A guide to fictional societies that are considered dystopian.

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There are all sorts of dystopian novels that are not covered in this guide. Or if you are interested in alternate versions such as audiobooks and downloadables, check out this link to find more items in the catalog. 

Political Dystopian Movies

What is a Political Dystopia?

A political dystopia happens when any type of political party, organization, or ideology takes over. This also occurs when an extreme religious organization takes over. Many times these are seen as government controlled societies. 

Political Dystopian Novels

In addition to the classic dystopian novels 1984, Brave New World, Fahrenheit 451, The Handmaid's Tale, and The Running Man, here are some other government/political/religious dystopian reads:

Juvenile/Young Adult Novels