"The Ghost Writer"

Title"The Ghost Writer"
Year for Search1973
AuthorsEffinger, George Alec (1947-2002)
Secondary AuthorsCarr, Terry [Gene](1937-87)
Secondary TitleUniverse
Volume / Edition3
Pagination61-73
Date Published1973
PublisherRandom House
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Flawed utopia presenting a society of high technical ability that is strongly opposed to change or difference. The story focuses on “authors” who simply repeat fragments of the great writers of the past and one who, having admitted that he writes his own material, is eliminated.

Author Note

(1947-2002)

Full Text

1973 Effinger, George Alec (1947-2002). “The Ghost Writer.” Universe 3. Ed. Terry Carr (New York: Random House, 1973), 61-73.

Flawed utopia presenting a society of high technical ability that is strongly opposed to change or difference. The story focuses on “authors”, who simply repeat fragments of the great writers of the past and one who, having admitted that he writes his own material, is eliminated.