The Aerodrome: A Love Story

TitleThe Aerodrome: A Love Story
Year for Search1941
AuthorsWarner, Rex [Reginald Ernest](1905-86)
Pagination336 pp.
Date Published1941
PublisherJohn Lane
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia in which a military leader imposes his very restrictive version of military discipline on a rapidly expanding airfield and the area around it. He plans to take over all of Britain. He argues that women should be used sexually by the airmen as long as no children are born and no long term attachment develops.

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Rpt. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1982, with an “Introduction” by Anthony Burgess (9-12); London: Vintage books, 2008 with an “Introduction” by Michael [John] Moorcock ([ix-xx]). U.S. ed. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott, [1946]. Rpt. with the subtitle A Novel. London: John Lane, 1944; and as New ed. with the subtitle A Novel. London: John Lane, 1946; U.S. Ed. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott, 1946. Rpt. with the subtitle A Novel and the “Introduction” by Burgess (9-12). London: The Bodley Head, 1982. Rpt. with the original subtitle London: The Bodley Head, 1966, with an “Introduction” by Angus Wilson (9-11); U.S. ed. Boston, MA: Atlantic Monthly Press Book/Little, Brown and Co., 1966, with the “Introduction” by Angus Wilson (9-11); rpt. New York: Ballantine Books, 1969, with the “Introduction” by Angus Wilson (xi-xiii). Most of the many have the original subtitle.

Translation Note

Trans. as L’Aérodrome. Roman. Trans. Ludmila Savitsky. Paris: Éditions de la Revue Fontaine, 1945.

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Author Note

(1905-86)

Full Text

1941 Warner, Rex [Reginald Ernest] (1905-86). The Aerodrome: A Love Story. London: John Lane The Bodley Head. 336 pp. Rpt. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1982, with an “Introduction” by Anthony Burgess (9-12); London: Vintage books, 2008 with an “Introduction” by Michael [John] Moorcock ([ix-xx]). U.S. ed. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott, [1946]. Rpt. with the subtitle A Novel. London: John Lane, 1944; and as New ed. with the subtitle A Novel. London: John Lane, 1946; U.S. Ed. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott, 1946. Rpt. with the subtitle A Novel and the “Introduction” by Burgess (9-12). London: The Bodley Head, 1982. Rpt. with the original subtitle London: The Bodley Head, 1966, with an “Introduction” by Angus Wilson (9-11); U.S. ed. Boston, MA: Atlantic Monthly Press Book/Little, Brown and Co., 1966, with the “Introduction” by Angus Wilson (9-11); rpt. New York: Ballantine Books, 1969, with the “Introduction” by Angus Wilson (xi-xiii). Most of the many have the original subtitle. Trans. as L’Aérodrome. Roman. Trans. Ludmila Savitsky. Paris: Éditions de la Revue Fontaine, 1945. PSt

Dystopia in which a military leader imposes his very restrictive version of military discipline on a rapidly expanding airfield and the area around it. He plans to take over all of Britain. He argues that women should be used sexually by the airmen as long as no children are born and no long term attachment develops.