- Set in the present: 16 winners
- Set in a mixture of past and present: 10 winners
- Set in the recent past: 9 winners
- Set in the historical past: 12 winners
- Set in the future: 0 winners
I think I associate the future with sci-fi - slick technology and metallic jumpsuits. That's not the sort of book I'm interested in. But - as The Handmaid's Tale proves - the future, and books set in it, might not be anything like that at all. In fact, I suppose one of my favourite books - 1984 - is set in the future (or it was when it was written) and is definitely not about some glorious age of adventure!
So my mission for the next six months is to read at least one book set in the future. Do you have any recommendations for me?