Alas, That Great City.

By: Ashton, Francis

Price: £10.00

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Grading: Fine copy in a VG dustjacket.


SF/fantasy novel set in Atlantis: 'excellent characterization in sentimental epic tradition'' (Anatomy of Wonder: 1987, 3-15).

''UK writer whose first sf novel, The Breaking of the Seals (1946), sets a psychic time-traveller into a prehistoric world where primitive society ends in chaos with the breaking up of Bahste, Earth's then moon; a Deluge follows. Its thematic sequel, ALAS, THAT GREAT CITY (1948), set in Atlantis, propounds a similar catastrophe, with a new planet arriving to become the Earth's moon and sinking the continent. Wrong Side of the Moon (1952), written with Stephen Ashton, deals more mundanely with an attempt at space travel'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF).

Title: Alas, That Great City.

Author Name: Ashton, Francis

Categories: Other,

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Publisher: Andrew Dakers: London.: 1948.

Binding: Hardcover.

Grading: Fine copy in a VG dustjacket.

Seller ID: 31621