"A Criminal Act"

Title"A Criminal Act"
Year for Search1967
AuthorsHarrison, Harry [Max](1925-2012)
Secondary TitleAnalog Science Fiction--Science Fact
Volume / Edition78.5
Pagination50-61
Date PublishedJanuary 1967
KeywordsEnglish author, Irish author, Male author, US author
Annotation

A future dystopia in which no couple is allowed to have more than two children.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories. Ed. Tom Shippey (Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1992), 350-62.

Illustration

Illus. Kelly Freas

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The author (1925-2012) was born Henry Maxwell Dempsey, with his father changing the surname to Harrison shortly after his birth, and he legally changed his name to Harry Max Harrison at age thirty. He was born and raised in the U. S. and lived in Mexico for a year, in Denmark for seven years, and then in the U. S., Ireland, and England for many years, and he died in England.

Full Text

1967 Harrison, Harry [Max] (1925-2012). “A Criminal Act.” Illus. Kelly Freas. Analog Science Fiction–Science Fact 78.5 (January 1967): 50-61. Rpt. in The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories. Ed. Tom Shippey (Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1992), 350-62. PSt

A future dystopia in which no couple is allowed to have more than two children. The author was born Henry Maxwell Dempsey, with his father changing the surname to Harrison shortly after his birth, and he legally changed his name to Harry Max Harrison at age thirty. He was born and raised in the U. S. and lived in Mexico for a year, in Denmark for seven years, and then in the U. S., Ireland, and England for many years, and he died in England.