Wolfbane

TitleWolfbane
Year for Search1959
AuthorsPohl, Frederik [George] [Jr.](1919-2013), and Kornbluth, C[yril] M[ichael](1923-58)
Tertiary AuthorsKornbluth, C. M.
Date Published1959
PublisherBallantine Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Authoritarian dystopia in which the Earth has been moved by extraterrestrials resulting in the remaining humans dividing into two groups. One, called Sheep by the other group, that reduces its activities to a so as to conserve energy and kills anyone who violates their norms. The other, called Wolves by the first, who are much more active and establish a community of their own. But the aliens have a use for the wolves, and they become part of a machine.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Garland, 1975. Shorter version in Galaxy Science Fiction 14.6 - 15.1 (October - November 1957): 8-52; 54-105.

Holding Institutions

CSj, L

Full Text

1959 Pohl, [Jr.], Frederik [George] (1919-2013) and C[yril] M[ichael] Kornbluth (1923-58). Wolfbane. New York: Ballantine Books. Rpt. New York: Garland, 1975. Shorter version in Galaxy Science Fiction 14.6 - 15.1 (October - November 1957): 8-52; 54-105. CSj, L

Authoritarian dystopia in which the Earth has been moved by extraterrestrials resulting in the remaining humans dividing into two groups. One, called Sheep by the other group, that reduces its activities to a so as to conserve energy and kills anyone who violates their norms. The other, called Wolves by the first, who are much more active and establish a community of their own. But the aliens have a use for the wolves, and they become part of a machine.