The Lunatic Republic

TitleThe Lunatic Republic
Year for Search1959
AuthorsMackenzie, [Edward Montague] Compton (1883-1972)
Tertiary AuthorsMackenzie, Compton
Date Published1959
PublisherChatto and Windus
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsMale author, Scottish author
Annotation

Satiric authoritarian dystopia on the moon, the Lunatic Republic, in which everyone does the same thing at the same time. Names are three letters and a number. The moon had been mostly destroyed by war, which is why the part we see is desolate. On Earth the novel is set after the Chinese, which dominates the Prosperity Union of Asia, defeats of Russia. There is also a Welfare State of Europe and the U. S. dominates all of North and South America.

Holding Institutions

MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

The author (1883-1972)  was one of the founders of the Scottish Nationalist Party.

Full Text

1959 Mackenzie, [Edward Montague] Compton (1883-1972). The Lunatic Republic. London: Chatto and Windus. MoU-St, PSt

Satiric authoritarian dystopia on the moon, the Lunatic Republic, in which everyone does the same thing at the same time. Names are three letters and a number. The moon had been mostly destroyed by war, which is why the part we see is desolate. On Earth the novel is set after the Chinese, which dominates the Prosperity Union of Asia, defeats of Russia. There is also a Welfare State of Europe and the U. S. dominates all of North and South America. The author was one of the founders of the Scottish Nationalist Party.