Bandersnatch

TitleBandersnatch
Year for Search1950
AuthorsRyves, T[homas] E[van](1895-1976)
Tertiary AuthorsRyves, T. E.
Date Published1950
PublisherThe Grey Walls Press
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Authoritarian dystopia in which scientists rule. Society is highly structured with “Instigators” the ruling scientists, the “Influencers” directing everyone’s life, and the “Operatives,” or manufactured automata, that do all the work. The independent minded cannot become citizens. 

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Author Note

The English author (1895-1976) was born in India 

Full Text

1950 Ryves, T[homas] E[van] (1895-1976). Bandersnatch. London: The Grey Walls Press. L, PSt

Authoritarian dystopia in which scientists rule. Society is highly structured with “Instigators” the ruling scientists, the “Influencers” directing everyone’s life, and the “Operatives,” or manufactured automata, that do all the work. The independent minded cannot become citizens. The English author was born in India.