John Brunner The Crucible of Time 1st/1st ** With Author's Own Bookplate ** 1983


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Author : John Brunner Title:  The Crucible of Time  Publication:  First US Edition 1st Impression Published By Del Rey/Ballantine New York 1983………………….. (See Pictures) Condition Of Book and Dust-Wrapper:  This is a Very Good + Copy of this Book in Publisher’s brown and black two tone cloth with gilt title lettering to spine,in a Very Good + Dust-Jacket,with only very light rubbing to the tail of the spine.Not price clipped,with publisher’s price of $12.95 still present,one small crease line to inner front flap of the d/j.The book has no previous ownership inscriptions present.Nice clean copy internally and this copy contains the Author’s own personal bookplate to the front pastedown.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 acA leftwing activist, 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 288pp First US Edition.Rare title obtained from the Author’s own Library and bought at AuctionPostage: (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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