Cosmopolis

TitleCosmopolis
Year for Search1932
AuthorsCroft-Cooke, Rupert (1903-79)
Date Published1932
PublisherJarrolds
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

A supposedly perfect school, called the Institut Utopia, starts the movement toward eutopia but fails. The novel is mostly about the personal dynamics among the people.

Additional Publishers

U. S. ed. New York, L. MacVeagh, Dial Press, Inc., 1933. 323 pp. Rev. as The White Mountain. London: Falcon Press, 1949 325 pp. with a note that the original 1932 issue was withdrawn within a week of being issued. Rpt. London: White Lion Publishers, 1975. There are no obvious differences between the two editions. 

Holding Institutions

L, NLS,  PSt

Author Note

The English author (1903-79) lived much of his life out of England and moved to Morocco in 1972.

Full Text

1932 Croft-Cooke, Rupert (1903-79). Cosmopolis. London: Jarrolds. U. S. ed. New York, L. MacVeagh, Dial Press, Inc., 1933. 323 pp. Rev. as The White Mountain. London: Falcon Press, 1949 325 pp. with a note that the original 1932 issue was withdrawn within a week of being issued. The recall was based on the publisher’s fear of being sued for slander. Rpt. London: White Lion Publishers, 1975. There are no obvious differences between the two editions. L, NLS. O, PSt

A supposedly perfect school, called the Institut Utopia, starts the movement toward eutopia but fails. The novel is mostly about the personal dynamics among the people. The English author lived much of his life out of England and moved to Morocco in 1972.