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Swastika night

Published in 1937, twelve years before Orwell's 1984, this novel projects a totally male-controlled fascist world that has eliminated women as we know them. They are breeders, kept as cattle, while men in this post-Hitlerian world are embittered automatons, fearful of all feelings, having abolished all history, education, creativity, books, and art. Not even the memory of culture remains. The plot centers on a "misfit" who asks, as readers must, "How could this have happenned?" Ann J. Lane calls the novel a "brilliant, chilling dystopia." "This is a power.

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  • "Published in 1937, twelve years before Orwell's 1984, this novel projects a totally male-controlled fascist world that has eliminated women as we know them. They are breeders, kept as cattle, while men in this post-Hitlerian world are embittered automatons, fearful of all feelings, having abolished all history, education, creativity, books, and art. Not even the memory of culture remains. The plot centers on a "misfit" who asks, as readers must, "How could this have happenned?" Ann J. Lane calls the novel a "brilliant, chilling dystopia." "This is a power."@en
  • "In a "feudal Europe seven centuries into post-Hitlerian society, Burdekin's novel explores the connection between gender and political power and anticipates modern feminist science fiction."--Cover."
  • "Seven hundred years after Nazism has permanently come to power Adolf Hitler is worshipped as a god. Christians have been marginalized, Jews have been eliminated, and women have been deprived of all rights. Europe is ruled by the Reich and the Japanese rule other parts of the world. Alfred, an Englishman, is on pilgrimage to Germany to visit sites related to Hitler and the rise of the Reich. Loathed as an Englishman, Alfred is murdered by the SS, but not before he learns the truth about Nazi history."@en

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  • "General fiction"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "History"@en
  • "Feminist fiction, English"@en
  • "Alternative histories (Fiction), English"@en
  • "Science fiction, English"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en

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  • "La notte della svastica"@it
  • "La notte della svastica"
  • "Swastika night"@en
  • "Swastika night"
  • "Swastika night. [A novel.]"@en
  • "Swastika night, by Murray Constantine"
  • "Swastika Night"@en
  • "Swastika Night"