"The Crooked Man"

Title"The Crooked Man"
Year for Search1955
AuthorsBeaumont, Charles (1929-67)
Secondary TitlePlayboy
Volume / Edition2
Pagination6, 8, 10, 14
Date PublishedAugust 1955
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia in which heterosexuality is illegal and heterosexuals are hunted. An operation is then required that makes everyone homosexual.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his Hunger, and Other Stories (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1958), 139-48; rpt. (New York: Bantam Books, 1959), 106-13; in his The Fiend (Chicago, IL: Playboy Press, 1971), 61-71; and in The Playboy Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Chicago, IL: Playboy Press, 1966), 274-85

Holding Institutions

CNoS, PSt

Author Note

Beaumont (1929-67) is frequently listed as a pseudonym for Charles Leroy Nutt, but Nutt legally changed his name to Beaumont. 

Full Text

1955 Beaumont, Charles (1929-67). “The Crooked Man.” Playboy (Chicago, IL) 2 (August 1955): 6, 8, 10, 14. Rpt. in his Hunger, and Other Stories (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1958), 139-48; rpt. (New York: Bantam Books, 1959), 106-13; in his The Fiend (Chicago, IL: Playboy Press, 1971), 61-71; and in The Playboy Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Chicago, IL: Playboy Press, 1966), 274-85. Beaumont is frequently listed as a pseudonym for Charles Leroy Nutt, but Nutt legally changed his name to Beaumont. CNoS, PSt

Dystopia in which heterosexuality is illegal and heterosexuals are hunted. An operation is then required that makes everyone homosexual.