A week in the future

A week in the futureCatherine Helen Spence 1825 1910 Was An Australian Author, Teacher, Journalist, Politician And Leading Suffragette In 1897 She Became Australia S First Female Political Candidate After Standing Unsuccessfully For The Federal Convention Held In Adelaide Known As The Greatest Australian Woman And Given The Epitaph Grand Old Woman Of Australasia , Spence Is Commemorated On The Australian 5 Dollar Note Issued For The Centenary Of Federation Spence Had A Talent For Writing And An Urge To Be Read, So It Was Natural That In Her Teens She Became Attracted To Journalism Through Family Connections, Beginning At First With Short Pieces And Poetry Published In The South Australian She Also Worked As A Governess For Some Of The Leading Families In Adelaide At The Rate Of Sixpence An Hour Her First Major Work Was The Novel Clara Morison A Tale Of South Australia During The Gold Fever 1854 Her Second Novel Tender And True Was Published In 1856 And To Her Delight Went Through A Second And Third Printing, Though She Never Received A Penny Than The Initial Twenty Pounds. A fascinating visionary book Written in 1897, the narrator a late 50 ish spinster is given a choice of 2 years to live or the chance to one final week in the future She choses the later and is transported to London 1986 Instead of giving us a sci fi book full of new gadgets she just has machines that doand focuses her book on a social revolution that has been lead by the people.She describes an almost utopian future of full employment, financial and social equality, cooperative living a A fascinating visionary book Written in 1897, the narrator a late 50 ish spinster is given a choice of 2 years to live or the chance to one final week in the future She choses the later and is transported to London 1986 Instead of giving us a sci fi book full of new gadgets she just has machines that doand focuses her book on a social revolution that has been lead by the people.She describes an almost utopian f
This proved to be quite a page turner CHS is standing on one side of a 120 year divide, and I am on the other, ticking and crossing her ideas as she presents them Fascinating, and at times a little spine chilling how accurately sh
Fascinating Torn between enjoying this book and being absolutely horrified at the narrowness of thought I need to think about thisto write somethingintelligent for this.Still engaged and I learned a lot so Still Middle class women back then Rea
Fascinating, considering this book was written well over 120 years ago. Catherine Helen Spence s short story A Week in the Future was published serially in the Centennial Magazine between January and July 1889, then later published independently as a book later that year.Basically, the story is that Miss Emily Bethel, a Scottish lady resident in Adelaide who had recently lost her mother as had, indeed Spence herself when she wrote it suffered a heart attack and was given a choice of 1 2 years of enforced invalidism or a week in the future instead She chose to Catherin
nice book of the future for kids

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  • Hardcover
  • 136 pages
  • A week in the future
  • Catherine Helen Spence
  • English
  • 01 November 2018
  • 0868062995