Andrew Dakers: London.: 1948.
Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).
Condition: 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 A... View More...