Love in the Ruins: The Adventures of a Bad Catholic at a Time Near the End of the World

TitleLove in the Ruins: The Adventures of a Bad Catholic at a Time Near the End of the World
Year for Search1971
AuthorsPercy, Walker (1916-90)
Date Published1971
PublisherFarrar, Straus, & Giroux
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia located in Louisiana depicting a general collapse of the U. S. with some local institutions surviving. Racial conflict and, at the end, the northern cities with large African American populations have seceded. The protagonist believes himself to be a collateral descendant of Thomas More and regularly refers to him.

Additional Publishers

U. K. ed. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1971.

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Author Note

(1916-90)

Full Text

1971 Percy, Walker (1916-90). Love in the Ruins: The Adventures of a Bad Catholic at a Time Near the End of the World. New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. U. K. ed. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1971. PSt

Dystopia located in Louisiana depicting a general collapse of the U. S. with some local institutions surviving. Racial conflict and, at the end, the northern cities with large African American populations have seceded. The protagonist believes himself to be a collateral descendent of Thomas More and regularly refers to him.