By H. G. Wells
Whereas jogging within the Swiss Alps, English visitors fall right into a space-warp, and abruptly locate themselves in one other global. in lots of methods similar to our personal - even all the way down to the characters that inhabit it - this new planet continues to be one way or the other significantly assorted, for the 2 walkers at the moment are upon a Utopian Earth managed by way of a unmarried international executive. right here, as they quickly study, all proportion a typical language, there's sexual, monetary and racial equality, and society is governed through socialist beliefs enforced by way of an austere, voluntary elite: the 'Samurai'. yet what is going to the Utopians make of those new viewers from a much less excellent global?
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