"The Sellers of the Dream"

Title"The Sellers of the Dream"
Year for Search1963
AuthorsJakes, John [William](b. 1932)
Secondary TitleGalaxy Magazine
Volume / Edition21.5
Pagination158-94
Date PublishedJune 1963
KeywordsUS author
Annotation

Dystopia of planned obsolescence in which people can get new bodies and personalities each year as well as fashions. Conflict between the two main corporations providing the changes leads to war.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Spectrum IV: A Science Fiction Anthology. Ed. Kingsley Amis and Robert Conquest (London: Victor Gollancz, 1965), 86-123; and in Tomorrow, Inc. SF Stories About Big Business. Ed. Martin Harry Greenberg and Joseph D. Olander (New York: Taplinger, 1976), 80-116

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Author Note

(b. 1932)

Full Text

1963 Jakes, John [William] (b. 1932). “The Sellers of the Dream.” Galaxy Magazine 21.5 (June 1963): 158-94. Rpt. in Spectrum IV: A Science Fiction Anthology. Ed. Kingsley Amis and Robert Conquest (London: Victor Gollancz, 1965), 86-123; and in Tomorrow, Inc. SF Stories About Big Business. Ed. Martin Harry Greenberg and Joseph D. Olander (New York: Taplinger, 1976), 80-116. PSt

Dystopia of planned obsolescence in which people can get new bodies and personalities each year as well as fashions. Conflict between the two main corporations providing the changes leads to war.