(IBList user synopsis):
A Barrier was built six hundred years ago to protect the city from the rest of the world. The citizens of the city are being hypnotized to lead a fulfilling yet unquestioning existence, yet one man is experience inexplicable flashes.
First published in Astounding, May 1947.
Original title: Jesting Pilot
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Species Evolution→ Psionic Powers
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Planets & Societies→ Future Earths
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Cities of Wonder (1966) [Anthology]
Authors: E. M. Forster
, Robert A. Heinlein
, Brian W. Aldiss
, Walter M. Miller, Jr.
, James Blish
, Henry Kuttner
, Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore
, Damon Knight
, Cyril M. Kornbluth
, J. G. Ballard
, Don A. Stuart
, John W. Campbell
, Robert Abernathy
, Stephen Vincent Benét
- "Jesting Pilot" was originally credited only to Henry Kuttner.