The City Machine

TitleThe City Machine
Year for Search1972
AuthorsTrimble, Louis [Preston](1917-88)
Date Published1972
PublisherDAW Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Class-based overpopulation dystopia on a colonized planet. Those in power had instituted a new language and destroyed the books so that no one had the knowledge to construct new cities and undermine the system. One man who can read searches for and finds the information to build new cities, and the novel ends on a hopeful note.

Holding Institutions

CU-Riv, HRC, Merril, MoR

Author Note

(1917-88)

Full Text

1972 Trimble, Louis [Preston] (1917-88). The City Machine. New York: DAW Books. CU-Riv, HRC, Merril, MoR

Class-based overpopulation dystopia on a colonized planet. Those in power had instituted a new language and destroyed the books so that no one had the knowledge to construct new cities and undermine the system. One man who can read searches for and finds the information to build new cities, and the novel ends on a hopeful note.