"5 Cigarettes and 2 Snakes"

Title"5 Cigarettes and 2 Snakes"
Year for Search1990
AuthorsMaloney, Geoffrey [Peter](b. 1956)
Secondary TitleAurealis (Melbourne, VIC, Australia)
Volume / Editionno. 1
Pagination38-47
Date Published1990
KeywordsAustralian author, Male author
Annotation

A successful revolution against corporate control produces another authoritarian dystopia in the name of the revolution. This story together with 1992 Maloney “The Taxi Driver” and 1998 Maloney “Keep the Meter Running” are part of a single story regarding corruption in a future flawed utopia become dystopia. See also 1990 Maloney “The Age of Democracy and 1992 Maloney “Requiem for the General”.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Best of the Rest 1990: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy from the Small Press. Ed. Stephen Pasechnick and Brian Youmans (Cambridge, MA: Edgewood Press, 1991), 67-77; and in his Tales from the Crypto-System (Canton, OH: Prime Books, 2003), 74.86

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Author Note

Australian author (b. 1956).

Full Text

1990 Maloney, Geoffrey [Peter] (b. 1956). “5 Cigarettes and 2 Snakes.” Aurealis (Melbourne, VIC, Australia), no. 1 (1990): 38-47. Rpt. in The Best of the Rest 1990: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy from the Small Press. Ed. Stephen Pasechnick and Brian Youmans (Cambridge, MA: Edgewood Press, 1991), 67-77; and in his Tales from the Crypto-System (Canton, OH: Prime Books, 2003), 74.86. PSt

A successful revolution against corporate control produces another authoritarian dystopia in the name of the revolution. This story together with 1992 Maloney “The Taxi Driver” and 1998 Maloney “Keep the Meter Running” are part of a single story regarding corruption in a future flawed utopia become dystopia. See also 1990 Maloney “The Age of Democracy and 1992 Maloney “Requiem for the General”. Australian author.