Binding Paperback original.
Book Condition Fine (unread) copy but for a touch of spine edge wear.
Edition First British edition (& 1st printing).
Publisher Panther: London. 1972.
Seller ID 41378
SF novel. The author's first book, a 1967 Nebula and 1968 Hugo nominee.
''he has written large amounts of both sf and fantasy; though there is no clear demarcation, it is certainly the case that he has more and more concentrated his energies on the latter form. His two most ambitious sf novels came early in his career. CHTHON (1967), his first, is a complexly structured adventure of self-discovery partially set in a vast Underground Prison, and making ambitious though sometimes over-baroque use of Pastoral and other parallels; its sequel, Phthor (1975), is less far-reaching, less irritating, but also less involving'' (John Clute & David Langford/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition).