ThigMOO

TitleThigMOO
Year for Search1998
AuthorsByrne, Eugene (b. 1959)
Date Published1998
PublisherSimon & Schuster
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsEnglish author, Irish author, Male author
Annotation

A satirical take on university life and technology in which faculty and students at a third-rate British university establish a Museum of the Mind online by creating fictional electronic characters with the histories and personalities of characters from the past. The escape from the Museum and go through many battles among themselves but ultimately produce a socialist eutopia.

Additional Publishers

U,K. ed. London: Earthlight, 1999. Part originally published as “ThigMOO.” Interzone, no. 120 (June 1997): 40-51.

Holding Institutions

Merril, PSt

Author Note

The author (b. 1959) was born in Ireland and raised and lives in England..

Full Text

1998 Byrne, Eugene (b. 1959). ThigMOO. New York: Simon & Schuster. Rpt. London: Earthlight, 1999. Part originally published as “ThigMOO.” Interzone, no. 120 (June 1997): 40-51. Merril, PSt

A satirical take on university life and technology in which faculty and students at a third-rate British university establish a Museum of the Mind online by creating fictional electronic characters with the histories and personalities of characters from the past. The escape from the Museum and go through many battles among themselves but ultimately produce a socialist eutopia. The author was born in Ireland and raised and lives in England.