"Examination Day"

Title"Examination Day"
Year for Search1958
AuthorsSlesar, Henry(1927-2002)
Secondary TitlePlayboy
Pagination27, 30
Date PublishedFebruary 1958
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Brief dystopia. At age twelve each child takes an intelligence exam. Those with very low level results are executed.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Playboy Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Chicago, IL: Playboy Press, 1966), 314-19; in A Legend in his own Lunchbox: English Workshop. Ed. Peter Forrestal and Jo-Anne Reid (Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Nelson, 1970), 92-96; and in Weird Worlds, no. 4 (1980): 6-.

Author Note

The author (1927-2002) was born Henry Schlosser and changed his name.(1927-2002)

Full Text

1958 Slesar, Henry (1927-2002). “Examination Day.” Playboy (February 1958): 27, 30. Rpt. in The Playboy Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Chicago, IL: Playboy Press, 1966), 314-19; in A Legend in his own Lunchbox: English Workshop. Ed. Peter Forrestal and Jo-Anne Reid (Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Nelson, 1970), 92-96; and in Weird Worlds, no. 4 (1980): 6-.

Brief dystopia. At age twelve each child takes an intelligence exam. Those with very low level results are executed. The author was born Henry Schlosser and changed his name.