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50 Day Question Challenge 2016 - Day 10

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10. What’s your favorite book/movie of all time and why did it speak to you so much?

I went through a pretty heavy stage of dystopian fiction and for a long time, my favourite book was George Orwell's Ninteen Eighty-Four.  I have read plenty since (amongst them, Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 and Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale), but really warmed to Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. I could not believe it was written in 1931 as it was pertinent to what is happening in today's world.

I haven't watched any of the films which have been made into books, but if I have my number one dystopian television series, it would have to be The Prisoner, brainchild of Patrick McGoohan.  It is the programme that set off a lifetime of fascination for alternative worlds and I really wish he had wrote it as a story, too.


Tags: aldous huxley, brave new world, patrick mcgoohan, the prisoner, vids 2016
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