The Thanatos Syndrome

TitleThe Thanatos Syndrome
Year for Search1987
AuthorsPercy, Walker (1916-90)
Date Published1987
PublisherFarrar Straus Giroux
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia of the very near future United States in which scientists chemically suppress human individuality. The protagonist’s name, Dr. Tom More, continues the connection with the author of Utopia mentioned in 1971 Percy.

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(1916-90)

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1987 Percy, Walker (1916-90). The Thanatos Syndrome. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux. PSt

Dystopia of the very near future United States in which scientists chemically suppress human individuality. The protagonist’s name, Dr. Tom More, continues the connection with the author of Utopia mentioned in 1971 Percy.