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Literary Dystopias, Ranked by How Likely You'd Be to Survive Them

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

I was always intrigued by this one, which annoyed me. I did not want to be intrigued. But as someone whose eyebrows require so much maintenance that it’s like a full-time job, I always felt the allure of a society where a person could just have perfect eyebrows forever.

You would likely survive this one, too. Sure, you might get caught up in a bunch of revolutionary tomfoolery and find yourself soundly murdered by the Specials for daring to challenge the regime, but honestly, what are the odds of that happening if your name isn't Tally Youngblood?

Topics: Books
Tags: books we love, 1984, the hunger games, classic literature, the giver, fahrenheit 451, divergent, brave new world, the handmaid's tale, may the odds be ever in your favor (or not), literary dystopias

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