Anthem

Ayn Rand

A boy tries to defy a utopian world

Equality 7-2521 is raised in a perfect world, he meets the Golden Girl. He tries to escape the utopian world to find the forbidden word. However, people won't let him do this, and will be punished if he does so. He and Golden Girl go out to the forest to run away,
Equality 7-2521 made a light bulb, they traveled and eventually found the forbidden word, "Ego."

"This book described communism in a fantasy world full of dread and wonder." - review

"We strive to be like all our brother men, for all men must be alike. " - from book