Quincentenary anniversary of Utopia by Thomas More
A book I never read, but the ebook is available for free from Amazon, so I just ordered it to be delivered to the Kindle apps on my Apple devices. Hopefully there is some wisdom to be gained from reading about the ideal society as imagined in 1516, devoid of any modern influences like Karl Marx, Ayn Rand, or Barrack Obama.
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Well, the problem here is that the free version of Utopia is a very hard to read 1901 translation.
There’s what looks like a dumbed-down translation by Paul Turner, but it doesn’t seem to be available as an e-book at all. I’d have to order the dead-tree book from Amazon for $8.17 and wait for it to arrive in the mail, by which time I probably won’t feel like reading it. What a bummer.
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I found the ebook of the Turner translation at the Kobo store, but that’s a lot of money to spend on a book when there are already so many unread books to read for free.