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Comrades

Thomas Dixon

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .I joined a colony of Communists."

"I wish I could have seen you at thirteen," Elena cried, with a joyous laugh.

The laugh died suddenly and a frown overspread her face as Norman appeared.

"I want you and Elena to hear our orator to-day, Governor," Norman said, with enthusiasm. "We are going to make it a great day."

[58]"It's already great, my boy—I've just got the news."

"What news?"

The Colonel drew a telegram from his pocket.

"A message from Washington. Sampson and Schley have annihilated the Spanish fleet. Admiral Cervera is a prisoner on board the flagship, and the army is rapidly closing in on the doomed city of Santiago."

He handed the telegram to Norman, who glanced at it in silence and returned it to his father.

"Come to our meeting on the lawn at noon, Governor. We've bigger news than that for you."

"Bigger news?" the older man asked with a quizzical look.

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Community Reviews

The story is about efforts to make a socialist community on a US island in the 1890's. Dixon intends to say even with only socialist advocates, a socialist community would face crises and authoritarianism. It does show that building a new community / society requires planning and beginning with k...more

I quite enjoyed this book, but only after I had finished reading. By a third of the way through, I felt that the story would end up being too similar to "The Root of Evil," but by about two thirds of the way through I no longer felt that the story would not take a turn to become a rehash.

What I t...more