It Can't Happen Here (Signet Classics)

It Can't Happen Here (Signet Classics)

Sinclair Lewis


"The novel that foreshadowed Donald Trump’s authoritarian appeal."—Salon

It Can’t ensue Here is the one one among Sinclair Lewis’s later novels to check the ability of Main Street, Babbitt, and Arrowsmith. A cautionary story in regards to the fragility of democracy, it's an alarming, eerily undying examine how fascism may possibly take carry in the United States. Written throughout the nice melancholy, while the rustic was once mostly oblivious to Hitler’s aggression, it juxtaposes sharp political satire with the chillingly life like upward thrust of a president who turns into a dictator to save lots of the kingdom from welfare cheats, intercourse, crime, and a liberal press. referred to as “a message to considering americans” via the Springfield Republican while it used to be released in 1935, It Can’t occur the following is a surprisingly prescient novel that is still as clean and modern as today’s news.

With an creation by way of Michael Meyer
and a brand new Afterword

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