The Others

TitleThe Others
Year for Search1986
AuthorsPrince, Alison
Date Published1986
PublisherMethuen Children's Books
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsFemale author
Annotation

Young adult authoritarian dystopia. Designer bred children. Induced mutations to fit people for jobs. Electrodes implanted at birth to condition people to fit their function and education is really continued conditioning. Marriage partners often chosen by the state; free choice possible. Some people without implants mount a struggle against the state, which will ultimately be successful

Holding Institutions

L, O

Author Note

Female author 

Full Text

1986 Prince, Alison. The Others. London: Methuen Children’s Books. L, O

Young adult authoritarian dystopia with designer bred children and induced mutations to fit people for jobs. Electrodes implanted at birth to condition people to fit their function and education is really continued conditioning. Marriage partners often chosen by the state, but free choice is possible. Some people without implants mount a struggle against the state, which will ultimately be successful. Female author.