Shade's Children

TitleShade's Children
Year for Search1997
AuthorsNix, Garth (b. 1963)
Date Published1997
PublisherHarperCollins
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsAustralian author, Male author
Annotation

Young adult dystopia of a world violently controlled through the creation and use of manufactured creatures, some based on humans. Children are kept, half-starved, in dormitories; those who resist are sent to the meat factories. A story set in the same world but ten years earlier with more of the dystopia is his “You Won’t Feel a Thing.” After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia. Ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (New York: Hyperion, 2012), 319-33.

Holding Institutions

PSt, VUW

Author Note

Australian author (b. 1963).

Full Text

1997 Nix, Garth (b. 1963). Shade’s Children. New York: HarperCollins. PSt, VUW

Young adult dystopia of a world violently controlled through the creation and use of manufactured creatures, some based on humans. Children are kept, half-starved, in dormitories; those who resist are sent to the meat factories. A story set in the same world but ten years earlier with more of the dystopia is his “You Won’t Feel a Thing.” After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia. Ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (New York: Hyperion, 2012), 319-33. Australian author.