Brasyl

TitleBrasyl
Year for Search2007
AuthorsMcDonald, Ian [Neil](b. 1960)
PublisherPyr
Place PublishedAmherst, NY
KeywordsMale author, Northern Ireland author
Annotation

Brazil in three times, past (mid-18th century), present, and near future (2032-33). All three are dystopian. The past dystopia is concerned with a rogue Jesuit establishing an empire in the interior. The present dystopia is simply contemporary Brazil. The future dystopia is one where everything is completely controlled and documented. 

Info Notes

A related story is “[a ghost samba].” Postscripts, no. 15 (Summer 2008): 264-77.

Holding Institutions

PSt

Author Note

Northern Ireland author (b. 1960).

Full Text

2007 McDonald, Ian [Neil] (b. 1960). Brasyl. Amherst, NY: Pyr. PSt

Brazil in three times, past (mid-18th century), present, and near future (2032-33). All three are dystopian. The past dystopia is concerned with a rogue Jesuit establishing an empire in the interior. The present dystopia is simply contemporary Brazil. The future dystopia is one where everything is completely controlled and documented. A related story is “[a ghost samba].” Postscripts, no. 15 (Summer 2008): 264-77. Northern Ireland author.