What Might Have Been; The Story of a Social War

TitleWhat Might Have Been; The Story of a Social War
Year for Search1907
Authors[Smith], [Ernest Bramah](1868-1942)
Tertiary AuthorsErnest Bramah [pseud.]
Date Published1907
PublisherJohn Murray
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Anti-socialist dystopia. Street names were changed to codes in the name of efficiency. The upper classes revolt, restore capitalism, and everybody is better off.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Reading, Eng.: Handheld Press, 2017, with an “Introduction. The History of a Novel” by Jeremy Hawhorn (vii-xxiii), “Notes” (330-32), and “Works by Ernest Brahman” (329-34). An abridged ed. entitled The Secret of the League; The Story of a Social War. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, [1909] omitted the “Preface” and Chapter III, rearranges the order of other chapters, and makes other internal changes. U. S. ed. of the abridged ed. Atlanta, GA: Specular Press, 1995 with an “Introduction” by Dennis Jencke (i-iv) and a “Glossary” [287-91). L, NLS

Title Note

Abridged ed. as The Secret of the League; The Story of a Social War (1909)

Pseudonym

Ernest Bramah [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

L, NLS

Author Note

(1868-1942)

Full Text

1907 [Smith, Ernest Bramah] (1868-1942). What Might Have Been; The Story of a Social War. By Ernest Bramah [pseud.]. London: John Murray. Rpt. Reading, Eng.: Handheld Press, 2017, with an “Introduction. The History of a Novel” by Jeremy Hawhorn (vii-xxiii), “Notes” (330-32), and “Works by Ernest Brahman” (329-34). An abridged ed. entitled The Secret of the League; The Story of a Social War. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, [1909] omitted the “Preface” and Chapter III, rearranges the order of other chapters, and makes other internal changes. U. S. ed. of the abridged ed. Atlanta, GA: Specular Press, 1995 with an “Introduction” by Dennis Jencke (i-iv) and a “Glossary” [287-91). L, NLS

Anti-socialist dystopia. Street names were changed to codes in the name of efficiency. The upper classes revolt, restore capitalism, and everybody is better off.