The Carnelian Cube; A Humorous Fantasy

TitleThe Carnelian Cube; A Humorous Fantasy
Year for Search1948
AuthorsDe Camp, L[yon] Sprague (1907-2000), and Pratt, [Murray] Fletcher (1897-1956)
Tertiary AuthorsDe Camp, L. Sprague, and Pratt, Fletcher
Date Published1948
PublisherGnome Press
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Satire in which the protagonist visits a series of worlds. The first is a purely rational world, followed by a world of individualism, and then a world of science with a medieval touch. All are unsatisfactory.

Title Note

The dust jacket adds the further subtitle An archeologist uses an ancient talisman to search for utopias.

Holding Institutions

DLC, PSt

Author Note

De Camp (1907-2000) Pratt (1897-1956)

Full Text

1948 De Camp, L[yon] Sprague (1907-2000) and [Murray] Fletcher Pratt (1897-1956). The Carnelian Cube; A Humorous Fantasy [The dust jacket adds the further subtitle An archeologist uses an ancient talisman to search for utopias]. New York: Gnome Press. DLC, PSt

Satire in which the protagonist visits a series of worlds. The first is a purely rational world, followed by a world of individualism, and then a world of science with a medieval touch. All are unsatisfactory.