Carder's Paradise

TitleCarder's Paradise
Year for Search1968
AuthorsLevene, Malcolm(1937-1973)
Date Published1968
PublisherRupert Hart-Davis
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsAustralian author, English author, Male author
Annotation

The novel includes two dystopias. In one, a computer dominated world, there is no work because it might upset the economy. As a result people have too much leisure and degenerate. The second, which is the focus of the novel, is an island prison, and the two main characters are a prisoner, Carder, who wants to take over the prison, and the mentally ill prison governor.

Additional Publishers

U.S. ed. New York: Walker, 1969.

Holding Institutions

DLC, NZ

Author Note

The author (1937-73) was born in England and moved to Australia in the 1960. He was a psychologist.

Full Text

1968 Levene, Malcolm (1937-73). Carder’s Paradise. London: Rupert Hart-Davis. U.S. ed. New York: Walker, 1969. DLC, NZ

The novel includes two dystopias. In one, a computer dominated world, there is no work because it might upset the economy. As a result people have too much leisure and degenerate. The second, which is the focus of the novel, is an island prison, and the two main characters are a prisoner, Carder, who wants to take over the prison, and the mentally ill prison governor. The author was born in England and moved to Australia in the 1960. He was a psychologist.