"A Gentle Dying"

Title"A Gentle Dying"
Year for Search1961
AuthorsPohl, Frederik [George] [Jr.](1919-2013), and Kornbluth, C[yril] M[ichael](1923-58)
Tertiary AuthorsKornbluth, C. M.
Secondary TitleGalaxy Magazine
Volume / Edition19.5
Pagination68-75
Date PublishedJune 1961
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopian satire on the innocence of children. A wealthy children’s book author establishes a research institute to find ways for children to avoid growing up. Successful, the children then eliminate all adults; only the author is allowed to die a natural death.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in their The Wonder Effect (New York: Ballantine Books, 1962), 47-54.

Full Text

1961 Pohl, [Jr.], Frederik [George] (1919-2013) and C[yril] M[ichael] Kornbluth (1923-58). “A Gentle Dying.” Galaxy Magazine 19.5 (June 1961): 68-75. Rpt. in their The Wonder Effect (New York: Ballantine Books, 1962), 47-54.

Dystopian satire on the innocence of children. A wealthy children’s book author establishes a research institute to find ways for children to avoid growing up. Successful, the children then eliminate all adults; only the author is allowed to die a natural death.