Over the Mountain

TitleOver the Mountain
Year for Search1939
AuthorsTodd, Ruthven [Campbell](1914-78)
Date Published1939
PublisherGeorge G. Harrap & Co
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsMale author, Scottish author
Annotation

Authoritarian dystopia with some satire. The country described has spies throughout the population and concentration camps. It tortures its political prisoners, and all the secret police are recruited from among the mentally retarded.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. London: The Falcon Press, 1946. US ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939.

Holding Institutions

DLC, L, PSt

Author Note

The Scottish author (1914-78) lived in the U. S. from 1947 to 1958 and then in Majorca.

Full Text

1939 Todd, Ruthven [Campbel] (1914-78). Over the Mountain. London: George G. Harrap & Co. Rpt. London: The Falcon Press, 1946. U. S. ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. DLC, L, PSt

Authoritarian dystopia with some satire. The country described has spies throughout the population and concentration camps. It tortures its political prisoners, and all the secret police are recruited from among the mentally retarded. The Scottish author lived in the U. S. from 1947 to 1958 and then in Majorca.