"Roller Ball Murder"

Title"Roller Ball Murder"
Year for Search1973
AuthorsHarrison, William [Neal](1933-2013)
Secondary TitleEsquire
Volume / Edition80.3
Pagination92-95, 208-11
Date PublishedSeptember 1973
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia of a future game of violence in a world run by corporations.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his Roller Ball Murder (New York: William Morrow, 1974), 77-95; U. K. ed. (London: Robson Books, 2005), 77-95; and in Science Fiction: The Future. Ed. Dick Allen. 2nd ed. (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983), 125-36.

Info Notes

Basis of the 1975 film Rollerball, which follows the story closely and the 2002 film Rollerball, which does not.

Holding Institutions

Merril

Author Note

(1933-2013)

Full Text

1973 Harrison, William [Neal] (1933-2013). “Roller Ball Murder.” Esquire 80.3 (September 1973): 92-95, 208-11. Rpt. in his Roller Ball Murder (New York: William Morrow, 1974), 77-95; U. K. ed. (London: Robson Books, 2005), 77-95; and in Science Fiction: The Future. Ed. Dick Allen. 2nd ed. (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983), 125-36. Merril

Dystopia of a future game of violence in a world run by corporations.