"Mernos"

Title"Mernos"
Year for Search1929
Authors[Kellenberger], [L.C.?]
Tertiary AuthorsHenry James [pseud.]
Secondary TitleAmazing Stories (New York)
Volume / Edition3.11
Pagination1000-17, 1942
Date PublishedFebruary 1929
Annotation

Mernos is a small, inhabited planet in the asteroid belt visited by an astronomer from Earth, who decides to stay there. The Mernosians are far in advance of Earth technologically, communicate telepathically, and live to be about 300. They worship Zerno, the creator of the universe, who is all good. World-wide government. No money; everything provided. Most work is done by electricity, but “Everyone has an allotted task” (1011). Henry James is the name of the person telling the story.

Illustration

Illus. [Frank R.] Paul (1884-1963)

Pseudonym

Henry James [pseud.].

Author Note

Henry James is the name of the person telling the story.

Full Text

1929 [Kellenberger, L. C.?]. “Mernos.” By Henry James [pseud.]. Illus. [Frank R.] Paul (1884-1963). Amazing Stories (New York) 3.11 (February 1929): 1000-17, 1042. PSt

Mernos is a small, inhabited planet in the asteroid belt visited by an astronomer from Earth, who decides to stay there. The Mernosians are far in advance of Earth technologically, communicate telepathically, and live to be about 300. They worship Zerno, the creator of the universe, who is all good. World-wide government. No money; everything provided. Most work is done by electricity, but “Everyone has an allotted task” (1011). Henry James is the name of the person telling the story.