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(1895-1976) India-born UK surgeon, poet and author in whose Bandersnatch (1950) an adventurer travels – or is transported – into a future dominated by a highly mechanized scientific establishment, and by the bandersnatch of scientism – mad, ungainly, as relentless as in Lewis Carroll – to which they give allegiance. Fortunately, he escapes this Dystopia. [JC]
Thomas Evan Ryves
born Allahabad, India: 13 September 1895
died Kingston, Surrey: 26 June 1976
- Bandersnatch (London: The Grey Walls Press, 1950) [hb/Peter Kneebone]
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