"Elf Hill"

Title"Elf Hill"
Year for Search1982
AuthorsRuss, Joanna [Ruth](1937-2011)
Secondary TitleThe Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Volume / Edition63.5 (378)
Pagination151-59
Date PublishedNovember 1982
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Overpopulation dystopia depicting the Sunset Estates retirement home, which is run down, dirty. It has twenty million retirees who each get a huge apartment with all the amenities. This is achieved through the manipulation of space and time. Other retirement homes, like Happihomes, only provide a bunk. Another is named Endfun, which makes the point.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in her The Hidden Side of the Moon. Stories (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1987), 112-23.

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Author Note

Female author (1937-2011)

Full Text

1982 Russ, Joanna [Ruth] (1937-2011). “Elf Hill.” The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 63.5 (378) (November 1982): 151-59. Rpt. in her The Hidden Side of the Moon. Stories (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1987), 112-23. PSt

Overpopulation dystopia depicting the Sunset Estates retirement home, which is run down, dirty. It has twenty million retirees who each get a huge apartment with all the amenities. This is achieved through the manipulation of space and time. Other retirement homes, like Happihomes, only provide a bunk. Another is named Endfun, which makes the point. Female author.