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Description - The Utopia Experiment by Dylan Evans

In 2006, Dylan Evans set out to answer these questions. He left his job in a high-tech robotics lab, moved to the Scottish Highlands and founded a community called The Utopia Experiment. There, together with an eclectic assortment of volunteers, he tried to live out a scenario of global collapse, free from modern technology and comforts.

Within a year, Evans found himself detained in a psychiatric hospital, shattered and depressed, trying to figure out what had gone wrong. In The Utopia Experiment he tells his own extraordinary story: his frenzied early enthusiasm for this unusual project, the many challenges of post-apocalyptic living, his descent into madness and his gradual recovery. In the process, he learns some hard lessons about himself and about life, and comes to see the modern world he abandoned in a new light.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781447261308
ISBN-10: 1447261305
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 127mm x 17mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Picador
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 10-Sep-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dylan Evans

Dylan Evans is an academic, philosopher and journalist. He has written several popular science books and was once described in The Times as 'the sort of polymath who makes you wonder what you've been doing with your brain.' He was born in Bristol and now lives in Guatemala.

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