Blind faith is another ben elton book where he takes a current idea and twists it into the worst direction he could. Blind faith first edition cover authorben elton countryunited kingdom languageenglish genredark comedy, satire, dystopian novel publisherbantam press publication date 5 november 2007 media typeprint pages320 pp isbn9780593058008 oclc163321153 preceded bychart throb followed bymeltdown blind faith is an english dystopian novel by writer and comedian ben elton, published in 2007. Blind faith by elton, ben and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Blind faith is an english dystopian novel by writer and comedian ben elton, published in 2007. Blind faith npr coverage of blind faith by ben elton. Not only is he a clever satirist and comedy writer having written. The inner monolgoues throughout give a great deal of depth and perspective which both compliment a theme of the book, secrecy, and add a little extra wham into eltons people. While it was a good idea and the story at times was gripping, at other times i became frustrated about how slowly the story was going and felt the betrayal was all a little simplistic.
Blind faith by ben elton depressingly plausible dystopian future. Blind faith, which is an update of and homage to george orwells. Where sharing is valued above all, and privacy is con. In addition to his hugely influential work as a standup comic, he was cowriter of tv hits the young ones and blackadder and sole creator of the thin blue line and upstart crow. Blind faith by ben elton book cover, description, publication history. As it is a total turkey, as lame a satire as you are ever likely to read, it is an outrage. Ive found previous ben elton books to be fun as well as insightful. Buy a discounted paperback of blind faith online from australias leading online bookstore. Pdf blind faith book by ben elton free download 368 pages. The main characters of this fiction, science fiction story are. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read blind faith.
Trafford wouldnt call himself a rebel, but hes daring to be different, to stand out from the crowd. Ben eltons dark, savagely comic novel imagines a postapocalyptic society where religious intolerance combines with a confessional sexobsessed, selfcentric. Trafford sewell, a civil servant, is doing his best to fit in. Imagine a world where everyone knows everything about everybody. Trafford introduces sandra dee to the books that cassius has lent him from the humanist groups library. Ive read a couple of ben eltons books before and rather enjoyed them. I have had blind faith on my bookshelf for about 2 years a gift from an acquaintance after i had bored them with my love of all things atheist and. Where sharing is valued above all, and privacy is considered a dangerous perversion.
Blind faith by ben elton paperback, 2007 for sale online. Read book blind faith ben elton intolerance combines with a confessional, sex obsessed, selfcentric culture to create a world where nakedness is modesty, ignorance is wisdom, and privacy is a. Well, while i am a fan of eltons work for television, i. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 368 pages and is available in paperback format. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Read blind faith by ben elton available from rakuten kobo. He uses wit, humour and careful observation to make me smile at the gaps. Ben elton s multiaward winning career as both performer and writer encompasses some of the most memorable and incisive comedy of the past thirtyfive years. The chicanery would be bad enough if blind faith were a decent book. His close observations of the perils and absurdities of modern life have resulted in a startling dystopia that enfolds humanitys current contradictions in its enormous, allembracing arms. Buy blind faith by ben elton from waterstones today. The year is 56 atf after the flood and his world is.
Blind faith ebook by ben elton 9781407033839 rakuten kobo. Blind faith by ben elton, 9780552773904, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Ben eltons dark, savagely comic novel imagines a postapocalyptic society where religious intolerance combines with a sexobsessed, utterly egocentric culture. Other books by ben elton stark 1989, gridlock 1991, this other eden. The first edition of the novel was published in 2007, and was written by ben elton. Blind faith reflects a haunting perspective of the possibilities that could burden any culture through a series of actions seen occuring now.1465 1541 1241 731 414 1030 1323 743 818 1488 572 949 114 853 777 233 1088 790 1000 1133 1143 41 947 28 962 502 713 73 1370 1269