YEAR OF CONSENT. [New York: Published by Dell Publishing Company, 1954.]. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Dell First Edition 32. One of the first novels "to picture a totalitarian government establishing giant data banks and using a variety of electronic devices to invade the privacy of the individual. Orwell's 1984 world of Big Brother is now effectively implemented with computer technology." - Warrick, pp. 140-1. "Social engineering dystopia." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 250-251. A fine copy. (#158007).
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