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The Giver – Dystopian fiction before it went mainstream

“Every time they turn on the TV or open a paper they’re hit with aSon-Lois-Lowryll this scary stuff happeningĀ around the world. It’s a time, for all of us, of uncertainty and unease. It’s not surprising that they’re interested in reading about what the world might become.”

Lois Lowry, author of The Giver, at her home in Cambridge, MA

Lois Lowry‘s fourth book in the Giver series, Son, was released last year. But is really she the godmother of teen dystopian fiction?

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