The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe

TitleThe Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe
Year for Search1974
AuthorsCompton, D[avid] G[uy](b. 1930)
Tertiary AuthorsCompton, D. G.
Date Published1974
PublisherVictor Gollancz
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Media dystopia in which a reporter has his eyes replaced with TV cameras which transmits everything he sees. His first assignment is to film Katherine Mortenhoe’s death in a world where disease no longer exists and the title of the TV series is “The Unsleeping Eye”.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1980 with an “Introduction” by Susan Wood (v-xix); as Death Watch. London: Magnum Books, 1981. U. S. ed. as The Unsleeping Eye. New York: DAW Books, 1974. Rpt. New York: Pocket Books, 1980; and under the original title New York: New York Review Books, 2016 with an “Introduction” by Jeff Vandermeer (vii-xii). .

Info Notes

A film entitled Death Watch directed by Bernard Tavernier (b. 1941) was produced in 1980.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(b. 1930)

Full Text

1974 Compton, D[avid] G[uy] (b. 1930). The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe. London: Victor Gollancz. Rpt. Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1980 with an “Introduction” by Susan Wood (v-xix); as Death Watch. London: Magnum Books, 1981. U. S. ed. as The Unsleeping Eye. New York: DAW Books, 1974. Rpt. New York: Pocket Books, 1980; and under the original title New York: New York Review Books, 2016 with an “Introduction” by Jeff Vandermeer (vii-xii). PSt

Media dystopia in which a reporter has his eyes replaced with TV cameras which transmits everything he sees. His first assignment is to film Katherine Mortenhoe’s death in a world where disease no longer exists and the title of the TV series is “The Unsleeping Eye”. A film entitled Death Watch directed by Bernard Tavernier (b. 1941) was produced in 1980.