Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb by Peter George
It is the height of the Cold War and the two power-blocs stand on the brink of war. On a routine patrol, US bombers receive a coded message. Doomsday has arrived; the fight for democracy, freedom and bodily fluids has just gone nuclear…
The official novelisation of the classic film, Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb is a hilarious and provocative satire of the madness of Mutually Assured Destruction. Featuring impotent generals, a sieg-heiling scientist and one very Big Board, this is how the world ends, not with a whimper, but enough megatonnage to make you abandon monogamy.
Written by Peter George, co-screenwriter of the film and author of Two Hours to Doom, the novel that inspired it, this brand-new edition also features a foreword by David George and the never-before-published ‘Strangelove’s Theory’, a short story on the mastermind as a younger man.
Based on Stanley Kubrick’s film Dr Strangelove. Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Peter George and Terry Southern.
About the Author
Peter Bryan George (26 March 1924 – 1 June 1966) was a British author, most famous for the 1958 Cold War thriller novel Red Alert, also known as Two Hours to Doom, written under the pen name Peter Bryant. The book was the inspiration for Stanley Kubrick's classic film Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.