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Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Berkley Medallion F655. Ballard's second novel. "Some seventy years hence life is only really possible in the Arctic and Antarctic and man is regressing into deeply buried racial memories." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 160. "Solar flares have melted the Earth's ice caps. In the lagoons of London, where abandoned office blocks rise from the fetid swamps, a few humans embark on a 'night journey' into the remote biological past of their deepest memories. Powerfully described, surrealistic, unforgettable." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 110. "A marvelous culmination of the long British tradition of disaster stories." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-37. Arguably, Ballard's best novel. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-67. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 35. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 634-38. A fine copy. (#152030). N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : THE DROWNED WORLD
Éditeur : A Berkley Medallion Book published by Berkley Publishing Corp. .
Date d'édition : 1962
Description du livre Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1962. Octavo, boards. "A marvelous culmination of the long British tradition of disaster stories." - Barron (ed.): Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-37. Scarce. Fine in fine price-clipped dust jacket. (2102) First British and First hardcover edition. N° de réf. du libraire 2102