Untouchable

TitleUntouchable
Year for Search1997
AuthorsBrown, Eric (b. 1960)
Date Published1997
PublisherOrion Children’s Books and Dolphin Paperbacks
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, Scottish author
Annotation

This short novel includes two dystopias. The first is a version of contemporary India from the perspective of a Dalit (Untouchable) girl. The second is a version of virtual reality where children kidnapped from the streets of Delhi. But within virtual reality there are also eutopian spaces where the girl is treated as an equal. See also 1997 Baxter, Gulliverzone and 1998 Lovegrove. Other, non-utopian volumes in the series include Stephen Bowkett, Dreamcastle (1997), Graham Joyce, Spiderbite (1997)Peter F. Hamilton, Lightstorm (1997), Ken Macleod, Cydonia (1998), Maggie Furey, Sorceress (1998), Stephen Baxter, Webcrash (1998), Maggie Furey, Spindrift (1998), Eric Brown, Walkabout (1999), and Pat Cadigan, Avatar (1999). 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Web 2027 (London: Millennium, 1999), 195-285

Info Notes

Part of a series entitled The Web

Holding Institutions

NLS

Author Note

The author (b. 1960) was born in England and lives in Scotland

Full Text

1997 Brown, Eric (b. 1960). Untouchable [The Web at the head of the title]. London: Orion Children’s Books and Dolphin Paperbacks. Rpt. in Web 2027 (London: Millennium, 1999), 195-285. Part of a series entitled The Web. NLS

This short novel includes two dystopias. The first is a version of contemporary India from the perspective of a Dalit (Untouchable) girl. The second is a version of virtual reality where children kidnapped from the streets of Delhi. But within virtual reality there are also eutopian spaces where the girl is treated as an equal. See also 1997 Baxter, Gulliverzone and 1998 Lovegrove. Other, non-utopian volumes in the series include Stephen Bowkett, Dreamcastle (1997), Graham Joyce, Spiderbite (1997), Peter F. Hamilton, Lightstorm (1997), Ken Macleod, Cydonia (1998), Maggie Furey, Sorceress (1998), Stephen Baxter, Webcrash (1998), Maggie Furey, Spindrift (1998), Eric Brown, Walkabout (1999), and Pat Cadigan, Avatar (1999). The author was born in England and lives in Scotland.