The Lost Traveller

TitleThe Lost Traveller
Year for Search1943
AuthorsTodd, Ruthven [Campbell](1914-78)
Date Published1943
PublisherThe Grey Walls Press
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsMale author, Scottish author
Annotation

Surrealist fantasy of an imaginary country that is an authoritarian dystopia. At the end the protagonist turns into a bird.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. with the Craxton drawings and “An Attempt at a Preface” (1-6) by the author. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1968.

Info Notes

PSt holds the ms. of the “An Attempt at a Preface.” 

Illustration

Illus. John Craxton.

Holding Institutions

L, PSt

Author Note

The Scottish author (1914-78) lived in the U. S. from 1947 to 1958 and then in Majorca.

Full Text

1943 Todd, Ruthven (1914-78). The Lost Traveller. Illus. John Craxton. London: The Grey Walls Press. Rpt. with the Craxton drawings and “An Attempt at a Preface” (1-6) by the author. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1968. PSt holds the ms. of the “An Attempt at a Preface.” L, PSt

Surrealist fantasy of an imaginary country that is an authoritarian dystopia. The Scottish author lived in the U. S. from 1947 to 1958 and then in Majorca.