Capella's Golden Eyes

TitleCapella's Golden Eyes
Year for Search1980
AuthorsEvans, C[hristopher] D.(b. 1951)
Tertiary AuthorsEvans, C. D.
Date Published1980
PublisherFaber & Faber
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsMale author, Welsh author
Annotation

The novel begins with three teenagers experiencing conflict in a highly organized city with some on their life in a rural commune, which has elements of a flawed utopia from the point of view of the protagonist. Children grow up in a series of supervised dormitories doing farm work until they are twenty. The novel then follows the protagonist to a period of study in the city and his encounter with aliens who had also settled on the planet. The novel ends with contact with a dystopian Earth and no resolution of the issues involved with either Earth or the aliens.

Holding Institutions

MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

Welsh author (b. 1951).

Full Text

1980 Evans, C[hristopher] D. (b. 1951). Capella’s Golden Eyes. London: Faber & Faber. MoU-St, PSt

The novel begins with three teenagers experiencing conflict in a highly organized city with some on their life in a rural commune, which has elements of a flawed utopia from the point of view of the protagonist. Children grow up in a series of supervised dormitories doing farm work until they are twenty. The novel then follows the protagonist to a period of study in the city and his encounter with aliens who had also settled on the planet. The novel ends with contact with a dystopian Earth and no resolution of the issues involved with either Earth or the aliens.