The Three Sirens. A Novel

TitleThe Three Sirens. A Novel
Year for Search1963
AuthorsWallace, Irving(1916-90)
Date Published1963
PublisherSimon and Schuster
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsUS author
Annotation

In the late eighteenth century a man influenced by William Godwin's (1756-1836) An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice (1793) settles his family on a Polynesian island and, in cooperation with the local natives, establishes a sexually free and generally egalitarian community. Most of the novel is concerned with the community being discovered and visited in the twentieth century.

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Author Note

(1916-90)

Full Text

1963 Wallace, Irving (1916-90). The Three Sirens. A Novel. New York: Simon and Schuster. DLC, L, O, PSt

In the late eighteenth century a man influenced by William Godwin’s (1756-1836) An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice (1793) settles his family on a Polynesian island and, in cooperation with the local natives, establishes a sexually free and generally egalitarian community. Most of the novel is concerned with the community being discovered and visited in the twentieth century.