Fragment(s): Monday Maps and Diagrams (Science Fiction) 12/10/18 — Suzy McKee Charnas’ Walk to the End of the World (1974)

Monday Maps and Diagrams 12/10/18

A map from one of my absolute favorite SF novels… Suzy McKee Charnas’ Walk to the End of the World (1974).

The Map:

Citation: Map from the Ballantine Books 1st edition of Suzy McKee Charnas’ Walk to the End of the World (1974)
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Series blurb: In my informal Monday Maps and Diagrams series, I showcase scans of SF maps and diagrams from my personal collection. As a kid I was primarily a fantasy reader and I judged books on the quality of their maps. When my reading interests shifted to science fiction, for years I still excitedly peaked at the first few pages… there could be a map!

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For a more detailed article on the visual and graphic elements of SF consult Charts, Diagrams, and Tables in Science Fiction.

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13 thoughts on “Fragment(s): Monday Maps and Diagrams (Science Fiction) 12/10/18 — Suzy McKee Charnas’ Walk to the End of the World (1974)”

    1. I can’t remember if you’ve read this novel or not…. you should if you haven’t! It’s so good, and dark, and powerful, and brilliantly formulated (structure, invented slang/songs, etc.).

            1. And ignore the DOWNRIGHT hideous covers! The book will redeem itself — I promise. It should be considered along with Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale (1985) and Russ’ The Female Man (1975) as a feminist classic (and, obviously, a SF classic in its own right).

            2. I haven’t read the sequel yet — I have it schedule in this series though as it too has a map. If I remember correctly, its publication was delayed apparently as it contains only female characters…. Russ’ The Female Man also was published years after it was written.

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