Midas World

by Frederik Pohl
Midas World by Frederik Pohl 6.00   1

An energy revolution produces a society of overwhelming plenty, where so many goods are produced that for most people life is a constant struggle to consume, consume, consume. In this world, the "rich" are those whose quotas are low; while the "poor" live in vast mansions and have to eat endless gourmet meals.


  • The Fire-Bringer
  • The Midas Plague
  • The Servant of the People
  • The Man Who Ate the World
  • The Farmer on the Dole
  • The Lord of the Skies
  • The New Neighbors

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Release date 1983
Details updated January 18, 2017
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