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EBOOK î The Old New Land: Altneuland-Tel Aviv ã The Old New Land is a utopian novel published by Theodor Herzl, the founder of political Zionism, in There are a number of reasons this book is fun, even if not exactly good There s something appealing about a 100 year old, futurist utopia, set eighty years ago in a still future alternate past where The Great War never happened, much less its sequel and attendant horrors, the Ottomans continued their benign neglect, and even European socialists learned from American trusts de Tocquevillian concepts like the superiority of communal care and cooperation to command and control There are the thin There are a number of reasons this book is fun, even if not exactly good There s something appealing about a 100 year old, futurist utopia, set eighty years ago in a still future alternate past where The Great War never happened, much less its sequel and attendant horrors, the Ottomans continued their benign neglect, and even European socialists learned from American trusts de Tocquevillian concepts like the superiority of communal care and cooperation to command and control There are the things Herzel guessed right The things he guessed comedically wrong There s the dream, unsullied by the harsh realities of encounter with rejectionism and violence And there s Kingscourt, who s a great character who makes the whole thing worthwhile I recommend assigning him a voice in your mind preferably one that sounds like Harry Mudd from Star Trek This work had the hallmarks of a classic Enjoyed the mix of social commentary and sci fi The story had shades of Plato s Republic and Washington Irving s Rip Van Winkle Learned about this book in the Zion s Fiction anthology. The biological mother of Belford promise The promise of the UNOWNING to the UNDESERVING This book is not just a book It is the opener of the eternally new wound UNLESS My rating is not for this novel s literary merit, which, historical context considered, stands at around three stars However, Herzl s readable utopia certainly belongs in the list of books that changed the world It is less influential than the Koran, but longer lived than Das Kapital It was the Jewish people s version of The Little Engine That Could.