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The Narrator of Samuel Butler's Erewhon (nowhere spelled backwards) finds himself lost in some nameless tropical country he is exporing when he comes across a very European-like society previously unknown in the larger world. At first he is taken to prison, where he discovers that in this society, sickness is looked at as a crime. When he is released, he lives with an Erewhonian family and learns about their society. Once they were very advanced in...