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Review, Synopsis, and Summary of Science Fiction Novel Miasto światłości.

The book Miasto światłości became published in the Polish language during 1924 and means ‘The City of Light’. Mieczysław Smolarski created this novel incorporating two different genres of writing styles, namely dystopian fiction and catastrophism.

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Author: Mieczysław Smolarski

Genre: Science fiction, dystopian fiction

Published: 1924

Pages: 244

Good reads rating:  3.44 of 5

My Ratings: 6.9 of 10

Publisher:  Wydawnictwo Poznańskie

Language: Polish

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Review and Summary of The Science Fiction Novel Miasto światłości.

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This novel presents one of the best Polish books published in 1924. The book became popular after it combined dystopian and catastrophic fiction genres. The author bases the novel on an upcoming world end after the occurrence of two natural disasters. The civilization on earth ends after the first natural disaster, and the second natural disaster leads to the end of the planet. The inhabitants of the planet started these tragedies after the development of human-induced technological advancements. The human nature of imperialism and barbarism and every growing machinery led to these disasters. The author bases the novel on dystopian events after World War I.

Final Say on The Science Fiction Novel Miasto światłości.

This novel receives my rating of 6.9 out of 10 because the author applies two unique writing styles in the narrative. The novel focuses on the end of the world after humankind developed a series of technological advances. It covers deep topics using a fascinating description. It remains a good choice for the dystopian reader. Would I re-read this novel? No. Am I glad I read it? Yes.

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