October Island

TitleOctober Island
Year for Search1952
Authors[Campbell], [William Edward March](1893-1954)
Tertiary AuthorsMarch, William [pseud.]
Date Published1952
PublisherLittle, Brown
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

South Sea island eutopia. The novel is initially concerned with the unsuccessful attempts of a missionary couple from a very strict sect to convert the natives, who wear few clothes, have an open sexuality, and worship their own gods. It then focuses on the way the missionary woman is integrated into the natives beliefs.

Additional Publishers

U.K. ed. London: Victor Gollancz, 1952. The initial story on which the novel is based was published in Good Housekeeping 123.4 (October 1946): 30-31, 296-312.

Pseudonym

William March [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

L, PSt

Author Note

(1893-1954)

Full Text

1952 [Campbell, William Edward March] (1893-1954). October Island. By William March [pseud.]. Boston, MA: Little, Brown. U.K. ed. London: Victor Gollancz, 1952. The initial story on which the novel is based was published in Good Housekeeping 123.4 (October 1946): 30-31, 296-312. L, PSt

SouthSea island eutopia. The novel is initially concerned with the unsuccessful attempts of a missionary couple from a very strict sect to convert the natives, who wear few clothes, have an open sexuality, and worship their own gods. It then focuses on the way the missionary woman is integrated into the natives beliefs.