Published: Alfred A. Knopf (1956), eBook, 56pg
Genres: Fiction, Science Fiction, Satire
Source: Public Domain
A fascinating story of the expeditions of Kenya's greatest scientists who discovered the civilization of the Weans.
There’s a bot on Mastodon called Secretly Public Domain which automatically toots out links on Hathi Trust to books with expired copyrights. I of course follow this bot, because I love both public domain books and also finding forgotten books to read and then gloat about finding.
The Weans is a scifi novella written as an anthropological treatise from the year 7856 or so. I think it might be a little more fun to go into it knowing only that, so if you plan on reading it, skip the rest of this post for now (and then come back and let me know how it went). Continue reading “The Weans by Robert Nathan (1956)”