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; London: Vintage books, 2008 with an “Introduction” by Michael [John] Moorcock ([ix-xx]). Rpt. London: John Lane, 1944 and 1946 with the subtitle A Novel. There have been many reprints and most have the original subtitle.

Author Note

(1905-86)

Full Text

1941 Warner, Rex [Reginald Ernest] (1905-86). The Aerodrome: A Love Story. London: John Lane. Rpt. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1982; London: Vintage books, 2008 with an “Introduction” by Michael [John] Moorcock ([ix-xx]). Rpt. London: John Lane, 1944 and 1946 with the subtitle A Novel. There have been many reprints and most have the original subtitle.

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.