Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1919-1997) US author, author of The Revelations of Dr Modesto (1955), a novel of ideas about a system called Centralism which brings too much luck, and The Immortalist (1969), an unfictionalized Utopia which describes a world free of death. His sf novel, Paradise 1 (1977), set in the twenty-first century, also tells of potential Immortality and of a continuing struggle to wrest humanity free of its contract with death. [JC]
born Newton, Massachusetts: 16 January 1919
died Tucson, Arizona: 23 May 1997
- The Revelations of Dr Modesto (New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1955) [hb/Paul Rand]
- The Immortalist (New York: Random House, 1969) [hb/]
- Paradise 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown and Company, 1977) [hb/Paul Bacon]
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