The Aerodrome: A Love Story

TitleThe Aerodrome: A Love Story
Year for Search1941
AuthorsWarner, Rex [Reginald Ernest](1905-86)
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.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1982, with an “Introduction” by Anthony Burgess (98-12); 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. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1966, with an “Introduction” by Angus Wilson; rpt. New York: Ballantine Books, 1969. Most of the many have the original subtitle.

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Author Note

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Full Text

Rpt. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1982, with an “Introduction” by Anthony Burgess (98-12); 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. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1966, with an “Introduction” by Angus Wilson; rpt. New York: Ballantine Books, 1969. Most of the many have the original subtitle. 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.