The Disappearance Author:Philip Wylie The female of the species vanished on the afternoon of the second Tuesday of February at four minutes and fifty-two seconds past four o'clock Eastern Standard Time. — One minute it was the world as we know it. In the next, the women disappeared from the men, and the men from the women. Suddenly it became two worlds-one male, one female, each as b... more »efore, except that there was no opposite sex!
In parallel stories, Philip Wylie, famous author of GENERATION OF VIPERS and OPUS 21, tells what happened to governments and towns, to housewives and bums, to lovers and philosophers. To sex and science and sin and religion. And, especially, what happened to love.
THE DISAPPEARANCE may be read as adventure, allegory, science fiction, or romance. It may arouse shock, surprise, amusement, or anger. But it cannot fail to fascinate and stimulate. For this famous novel forces you to ask: "What would I do if this happened to me?"« less