Heroes and Villains

TitleHeroes and Villains
Year for Search1969
AuthorsCarter, Angela [Olive Stalker](1940-92)
Date Published1969
PublisherWilliam Heinemann
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

Post-catastrophe (nuclear war) dystopian novel presenting a contrast between civilization (rational) and barbarians (irrational). Isolated fortified villages divided among the hereditary Professor, Soldiers, and Workers with various other groups outside the social structure. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Harmondsworth, Eng.: Penguin, 1981; and London: Penguin Books, 2011, with an “Introduction” by Robert Coover (vii-ix). 

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Author Note

Female author (1940-92).

Full Text

1969 Carter, Angela [Olive Stalker] (1940-92). Heroes and Villains. London: William Heinemann. Rpt. Harmondsworth, Eng.: Penguin, 1981. Rpt. Harmondsworth, Eng.: Penguin, 1981; and London: Penguin Books, 2011, with an “Introduction” by Robert Coover (vii-ix). L

Post-catastrophe (nuclear war) dystopian novel presenting a contrast between civilization (rational) and barbarians (irrational). Isolated fortified villages divided among the hereditary Professor, Soldiers, and Workers with various other groups outside the social structure. Female author.