The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman

TitleThe Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman
Year for Search1972
AuthorsCarter, Angela [Olive Stalker](1940-92)
Date Published1972
PublisherRupert Hart-Davis
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

Surrealistic dystopia in which a man destabilizes reality, thus producing many fantastic events. Much violence including violent sex. The novel describes one man’s successful attempt to find the source of the problem and defeat it. In the course of his search, he comes across a number of small societies, all of them ultimately dystopian.

Additional Publishers

U. S. ed. as The War of Dreams. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974.

Title Note

U. S. ed. as The War of Dreams

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1940-92)

Full Text

1972 Carter, Angela [Olive Stalker] (1940-92). The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman. London: Rupert Hart-Davis. U. S. ed. as The War of Dreams. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974. L, LLL

Surrealistic dystopia in which a man destabilizes reality, thus producing many fantastic events. Much violence including violent sex. The novel describes one man’s successful attempt to find the source of the problem and defeat it. In the course of his search, he comes across a number of small societies, all of them ultimately dystopian. Female author.