The first 1/3rd is heavily quoted and quotable, which is where most readers stop. I skip-read the rest and it’s not worthy of comment. Lots of useless details about a fictional “perfect” island nation as if written for anyone who wishes to recreate on of their own. Extremely dull and boring read in the second half.
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