The Funhouse: An Eyewitness Report of the historical search for the world's most dangerous weapon, the A-I-D. . .

TitleThe Funhouse: An Eyewitness Report of the historical search for the world's most dangerous weapon, the A-I-D. . .
Year for Search1959
AuthorsAppel, Benjamin (1907-77)
Date Published1959
PublisherBallantine Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsUS author
Annotation

Two worlds are shown, the Pleasure State and the Reservation. The Reservation has no machinery invented after 1879. The Pleasure State is a computer controlled eutopia based solely on pleasure. But there is a weapon that could destroy the world, and this report, by someone from the reservation, is about the search for it. The report sees the Reservation positively and the Pleasure State, known in the Reservation as the Funhouse, negatively.

Additional Publishers

Also entitled The Death Master. New York: Popular Library, [1980].

Title Note

Also entitled The Death Master.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1907-77)

Full Text

1959 Appel, Benjamin (1907-77). The Funhouse: An Eyewitness Report of the historical search for the world’s most dangerous weapon, the A-I-D… . New York: Ballantine Books. Also entitled The Death Master. New York: Popular Library, [1980]. N, PSt

Two worlds are shown, the Pleasure State and the Reservation. The Reservation has no machinery invented after 1879. The Pleasure State is a computer controlled eutopia based solely on pleasure. But there is a weapon that could destroy the world, and this report, by someone from the reservation, is about the search for it. The report sees the Reservation positively and the Pleasure State, known in the Reservation as the Funhouse, negatively. The author’s papers are at the University of Oregon.