John Brunner Honky in the Woodpile 1st/1st ** With Author's Own Bookplate **


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Author : John Brunner Title:  Honky in the Woodpile (The 3rd Max Curfew Adventure Thriller)  Publication:  First UK Edition 1st Impression Published By Constable London 1971………………….. (See Pictures) Condition Of Book and Dust-Wrapper:  This is a Very Good + Copy of this Book in Publisher’s black cloth with gilt title lettering to spine,in a Very Good + Dust-Jacket,with no chips or tears present.Not price clipped,with publisher’s price of £1.75 still present.The book has no previous ownership inscriptions present,and remains a lovely clean copy internally.This copy has the Author’s own personal bookplate to the front pastedown,having been obtained at Auction from a sale of his own personal copies.Brunner received the Hugo award, the British Science Fiction award and the French Prix Apollo.John Killian Houston Brunner was born at Preston Crowmarsh, Oxfordshire, in 1934 and educated at Cheltenham. He wrote his first novel at the age of 17 under the pseudonym Gill Hunt. His writings tended to be intellectual rather than popular, and even at the peak of his career he sometimes found it difficult to get his books published. This was not helped by his leftwing activities,with particular connections to the peace movement, much of his best and most mature fiction is involved in a complex analysis of social trends and where they will take us–novels like Stand on Zanzibar which deals with overpopulation, among other things, and The Sheep Look Up, which is one of sf’s most telling presentations of environmental degradation, are also technically innovative with their multiple viewpoint storylines, interspersed newspaper headlines and fragments of author characters’ expository prose. The Shockwave Rider is more conventional in technique but was one of the first sf novels fully to understand the information technology revolution.8vo 222pp First Edition 1st Impression [1971]  Rare Copy with the Author’s own personal bookplate present.Postage: (Free Insurance Is Included)UK Postage: £3.50 Sent Royal Mail 48 Tracked Air-Mail and Tracked £9.99 (Europe) 7-15 working days  Air-Mail and Tracked £14.99 (Rest of the World) 7 – 21 working days  Air-Mail and Tracked  Zone 3 USA £14.99  7-21 working days Payments: Paypal 

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