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SLEEPER AWAKES, THE

  • Author: H G Wells
  • Catalogue No: 12790
  • Rating:
    • Suitable for all
  • Geographical Restrictions: None
  • Publisher: Penguin; 2005

Synopsis

A troubled insomniac in 1890s England falls into a sleep-like trance, from which he does not awake for over two hundred years. When he comes out of his trance he is horrified to discover a hierarchal society in which more than a third of all people are enslaved. Oppressed and uneducated, the masses cling desperately to one dream - that the sleeper will awake, and lead them all to freedom.