[LMB] OT: I need help finding the title of a particular classic SFstory
dbernat at gol.com
Wed Nov 21 09:41:46 GMT 2018
"Matthew George" <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
>I once found a particular short story that I'd been searching for, kept
>careful note of its title and author... and now I find that I've misplaced
>There was a trope used in various works (novels to short fiction) by
>different authors around the mid '60s to early '70s: people were isolated
>from mainstream society, began experimenting with free love and drugs, and
>ultimately gained superhuman intelligence and powers. It was this big
>thing for a while. The story I'm looking for is the first, the one that
>marked the beginning of the trend.
Perhaps the trend goes back further.
Wilmar Shiras wrote on a related theme in 1948.
Theodore Sturgeon wrote on a related theme in 1950 and again in 1953.
John D. Macdonald wrote on a related theme in the late 1940s.
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