The Devil's Advocate

TitleThe Devil's Advocate
Year for Search1952
AuthorsCaldwell, [Janet Miriam] Taylor [Holland](1900-85)
Tertiary AuthorsCaldwell, Taylor
Date Published1952
PublisherCrown
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFemale author, UK author, US author
Annotation

Authoritarian dystopia. The U. S. becomes weak through the adoption of the welfare policies of the New Deal and is ripe for takeover by a dictatorial system known as The Democracy. Constant wars. Extreme poverty. Surveillance. There is a underground movement known as the Minute Men, led from within The Democracy, that ultimately overthrows it.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Macfadden-Bartell, 1964; and New York: Pyramid, 1971.

Holding Institutions

DLC, PSt

Author Note

The female author (1900-85) was born in the UK but spent most of her life in the US.

Full Text

1952 Caldwell, [Janet Miriam] Taylor [Holland] (1900-85). The Devil’s Advocate. New York: Crown. Rpt. New York: Macfadden-Bartell, 1964; and New York: Pyramid, 1971. DLC, PSt

Authoritarian dystopia. The U. S. becomes weak through the adoption of the welfare policies of the New Deal and is ripe for takeover by a dictatorial system known as The Democracy. Constant wars. Extreme poverty. Surveillance. There is a underground movement known as the Minute Men, led from within The Democracy, that ultimately overthrows it. The female author was born in the UK but spent most of her life in the U. S.