Great Novels Of The 22nd Century: Everfair

Things to do Left Bank Books , Central West End Wednesday December 6 2017
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Join Great Novels of the 22nd Century (left-bank.com/great-novels-22nd-century) for a reading group discussion of "Everfair" by Nisi Shawl!

"Everfair" is a wonderful Neo-Victorian alternate history novel that explores the question of what might have come of Belgium's disastrous colonization of the Congo if the native populations had learned about steam technology a bit earlier. Fabian Socialists from Great Britian join forces with African-American missionaries to purchase land from the Belgian Congo's "owner," King Leopold II. This land, named Everfair, is set aside as a safe haven, an imaginary Utopia for native populations of the Congo as well as escaped slaves returning from America and other places where African natives were being mistreated.
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