Dystopian Trollope

It is great to see Trollope’s liitle known foray into science fiction, The Fixed Period, featuring in a list of ten great dystopian novels that got there before Orwell’s 1984

With a plotline that was lifted directly for the Sci-Fi classic movie Logan’s Run, Trollope’s novel also somewhat eerily predicted his own age at the time of his death. I can’t say more without deploying a spoiler alert although, in fairness, Trollope himself should have prefaced many of his authorial asides with that warning. 

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