The Heads of Cerberus

The Heads of Cerberus

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One of the first dystopian science fantasies, this novel features a grey dust from an ancient glass vial which is capped with a silver figure of Cerberus, the 3-headed mythological dog that guarded the gate to "Pluto's realm", that is, to Hades. The fine dust transports anyone who inhales it to a totalitarian Philadelphia of 2118 AD. It was written by Gertrude Barrows Bennett (1883–1948) under the pseudonym Francis Stevens. Bennett, the first major female writer… (more)


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Language: English

Published in: 1919

Word count: 61,216 words (≈ about 4 hours)

Source: http://gutenberg.org

Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70 and in the USA.


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