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'We' is a novel written by Russian writer Yegevny Zamyatin in 1924, The novel was written as a response to the policies pursued by the Communist Party of the Soviet Union following the events of the October Revolution. It became the first work banned by the Soviet censorship board, and subsequently led to the exile of the writer. Zamyatin has often been referred to as one of the first Soviet dissidents.

The novel is widely considered to be the grandfather of the satirical dystopian genre, and inspired writers like Aldous Huxley, George Orwell and Ursula K. Le Guin, among many others.

This representation captures a specific chapter of the novel.

Illustration: Armstrong

Story: Field

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