Adventures of Wyndham Smith, The

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Wright, Sydney Fowler. The Adventures of Wyndham Smith. London: Herbert Jenkins, 1938. Based on SFW's "Original Sin" (written in 1936). First publ. FSW's The Witchfinder, London: Books of Today, 1946.

Described by Sargent (1988; q.v. under Reference) as "Machine dystopia."[[1]] B. Stableford, Romance, says it shows part of the battle of a new Eve and Adam "to survive in a world now dominated by the monstrous machines which once served the city-dwellers" (196).[[2]] Cf. and contrast B. Aldiss's "Who Can Replace a Man?" (cited this Category).