Mindkiller: A Novel of the Near Future

TitleMindkiller: A Novel of the Near Future
Year for Search1982
AuthorsRobinson, Spider(b. 1948)
Date Published1982
PublisherHolt, Rinehart and Winston
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsCanadian author, Male author, US author
Annotation

​Technological dystopia in which Wireheads are addicted to stimulation of the pleasure centers of the brain. The first volume of what comes to be called the Lifehouse Trilogy, which includes his 1987 Time Pressure and 1997 Life House

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Lifehouse Trilogy (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2007), 1-229

Holding Institutions

Can, Merril, MH, PSt

Author Note

The author (b. 1948) was born in the U. S. and moved to Canada in 1973.

Full Text

1982 Robinson, Spider (b. 1948). Mindkiller: A Novel of the Near Future. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Can, Merril, MH, PSt

Technological dystopia in which Wireheads are addicted to stimulation of the pleasure centers of the brain. The first volume of what comes to be called the Lifehouse Trilogy. The three volumes are published together as The Lifehouse Trilogy. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2007, which includes his 1987 Time Pressure and 1997 Life House, with Mindkiller (1-229), Time Pressure (231-437), and Lifehouse (439-632). The author was born in the U. S. and moved to Canada in 1973.