"Walden Three"

Title"Walden Three"
Year for Search1981
AuthorsSwanwick, Michael [Jürgen](b. 1950)
Secondary AuthorsRandall, Marta(b. 1948), and Silverberg, Robert(b. 1935)
Secondary TitleNew Dimensions
Volume / Edition12
Pagination11-41 with an editors’ note on 11
Date Published1981
PublisherTimescape/Pocket Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The dystopia created on a space habitat circling Earth that came about by the “good intention” of changing people so that they all got along. It is seen through the eyes of a visitor from Earth who hates the place and a man on the satellite whose lover died because the good of everybody took away the one thing she most enjoyed doing.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Best Science Fiction of the Year #11. Ed. Terry Carr (New York: Timescape/Pocket Books, 1982), 131-54.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(b. 1950)

Full Text

1981 Swanwick, Michael [Jürgen] (b. 1950). “Walden Three.” New Dimensions 12. Ed. Marta Randall and Robert Silverberg (New York: Timescape/Pocket Books, 1981), 11-41 with an editors’ note on 11. Rpt. in The Best Science Fiction of the Year #11. Ed. Terry Carr (New York: Timescape/Pocket Books, 1982), 131-54. PSt

The dystopia created on a space habitat circling Earth that came about by the “good intention” of changing people so that they all got along. It is seen through the eyes of a visitor from Earth who hates the place and a man on the satellite whose lover died because the good of everybody took away the one thing she most enjoyed doing.