“Brain,” S. Fowler Wright, 1932

“Brain,” S. Fowler Wright, 1932 (U.S. 1947) – Scientists take over the country and begin performing unscrupulous experiments.  One scientist enhances the intelligence of a pig in the hopes of increasing his own intelligence.

Comments: From Wright’s Biography by Brian Stableford: “‘Brain’, which tells the story of an attempt to seize power in a technocratic future by a scientist armed with various brain-controlling drugs, similarly anticipates – albeit in lurid fashion – modern concerns regarding the advancement of psychotropic chemistry.”

Author: Wikipedia: “Sydney Fowler Wright (6 January 1874 – 25 February 1965) was a prolific British editor, poet, science fiction author, writer of screenplays, mystery fiction and works in other genres.”


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