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Reasons To Read The Infant Conspiracy Book On Your Summer Retreat

One of many reasons for taking out time for Mt Vernon retreats is to pack a stack of novels or a well-stocked e-reader and catch up on that pile of delicious fiction that has been accumulating since the last week off. The Infant Conspiracy book is one such novel. This is a social science fiction story about a family planning to go off on a retreat of their own when they discover a sinister plot to reduce the earth's population by 14-fold over a ten-year period.

Penned in 2014, the author is a cancer survivor. In 2005, he was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Without warning, he had to give up work, agree to sign a disclaimer that he knew the drugs might suddenly kill him and come to terms with the fact that his life span was shorter than he might have planned.

It is tempting to classify Pelton's novel in with other stories about dystopian societies. A dystopia is the opposite of a utopia; it is a bad place. Certainly, living in a place where the ruling "committee" secretly releases an anti-fertility virus is not, by the standards of those who appreciate their freedom, an ideal planet on which to live.

But, hang on a minute. Maybe the world would be more utopian if there were fewer people in it. Just think, shorter lines at Disneyland, less competition for the higher-paying jobs, more space between housing. With people not crammed so closely together, diseases would spread more slowly.

Everybody loves a good dystopian novel. Maybe it's because we feel better about our own miserable existences if we can read about people who are worse off. You could make your entire vacation about dystopia. Included in this genre would be Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World, " which he wrote in 1932. Here, we have a society where those in charge contained the masses by genetic engineering, brainwashing, sex and recreational drugs. Hang on, are we sure we're in the right genre? That sounds pretty good!

Like many good things that come in threes, so do dystopian trilogies. Series' like "Delirium" and "The Hunger Games, " translate well to the box office. Between these and "Before I Fall, " written by the Delirium author, dystopia gives us plenty of chances to watch actress Jennifer Lawrence trip over her feet on the red carpet.

The earliest depiction of dystopian life was "Gulliver's Travels, " authored by Jonathan Swift in the 18th century. The next century saw the hayday of authors like H. G. Wells, Anthony Trollope and Jules Verne. The 20th century brought an embarrassment of riches to fans and the new millennium appears to be headed in the same direction.

For a bit of exercise to combat those tasty snacks that are fueling your reading, take the family to a self sustaining farm Mt Vernon. Here, you can work in the fields all day long and curl up in bed after a hot bath. Fill up your repertoire of electronic reading gadgets. For heaven's sake, be sure to pack the chargers.

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