Thomas More – Utopia 27.08.09

Finished my holiday reading. Nice and short at 132 pages, including the introduction. Utopia is a fictional account of a conversation between Thomas More and Raphael, a European sailor who has been living on the new world island of Utopia for 5 years.
Raphael describes the working lives, religion, laws, living conditions and values of a perfectly contented and organised society. The intro claims that Utopia inspired many dystopic stories like Lord of the Flies, 1984 and Brave New World… and provided the model for mormonism and communism.