The Physiognomy

TitleThe Physiognomy
Year for Search1997
AuthorsFord, Jeffrey(b. 1955)
Date Published1997
PublisherAvon Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The first volume in a series. This volume depicts a corrupt, authoritarian dystopia based on the detailed study of the shapes of the parts the human body with people being disfigured or condemned based on those shapes. After the dystopia collapses, a primitive eutopia is briefly presented in the last chapter.  His Memoranda. New York: Avon Eos, 1999 is a sequel in which the primitive eutopia is attacked by the leader of the failed dystopia. In the third volume, The Beyond. New York: Tor, 2001 the protagonist of the first two searches “the Beyond,” which appears to be a version of Hell, hoping for forgiveness for his actions in the first volume.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: AvonEos, 1998.

Holding Institutions

Merril

Author Note

(b. 1955)

Full Text

1997 Ford, Jeffrey (b. 1955). The Physiognomy. New York: Avon Books. Rpt. New York: AvonEos, 1998. Merril

The first volume in a series. This volume depicts a corrupt, authoritarian dystopia based on the detailed study of the shapes of the parts the human body with people being disfigured or condemned based on those shapes. After the dystopia collapses, a primitive eutopia is briefly presented in the last chapter.  His Memoranda. New York: Avon Eos, 1999 is a sequel in which the primitive eutopia is attacked by the leader of the failed dystopia. In the third volume, The Beyond. New York: Tor, 2001 the protagonist of the first two searches “the Beyond,” which appears to be a version of Hell, hoping for forgiveness for his actions in the first volume.