The Trouble of Living Alone

TitleThe Trouble of Living Alone
Year for Search1894
AuthorsHofman, F[rederick] B.
Tertiary AuthorsHofman, F. B.
Date Published1894
PublisherArena Publishing Co
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Lost race eutopia. The novel begins with the hero spending five years in a Robinson Crusoe situation before being discovered by a community of fifty English-speaking people who are the descendents of three couples who had survived another shipwreck. They live a simple, Christian life that combines individuality (separate homes and gardens) and community of goods administered by people who have been popularly elected. They then visit another eutopia with a simple government, with all government business conducted in public, and modest and moral people. This system ultimately becomes world-wide assisted by means of rapid communication.

Holding Institutions

W3,2693

Full Text

1894 Hofman, F[rederick] B. The Trouble of Living Alone. Boston, MA: Arena Publishing Co. W3,2693

Lost race eutopia. The novel begins with the hero spending five years in a Robinson Crusoe situation before being discovered by a community of fifty English-speaking people who are the descendents of three couples who had survived another shipwreck. They live a simple, Christian life that combines individuality (separate homes and gardens) and community of goods administered by people who have been popularly elected. They then visit another eutopia with a simple government, with all government business conducted in public, and modest and moral people. This system ultimately becomes world-wide assisted by means of rapid communication.