By: Chesterton, G. K.
World Distributors (WDL): London.: 1960.
Edition: First WDL printing.
Seller ID: 46952
Binding: Paperback original.
Condition: Price stamped on front cover, neat inked details on first page, page edges a little browned, else a fine (unread) copy.
H947. SF novel: ''a prophetic novel of the most violent revolution of our time''. First published in hardcover in 1904. A rare UK paperback (the Penguin 1946 paperback is much more common).
''The Napoleon of Notting Hill (1904), Chesterton's first novel, is set in a distant near future 1984 (George Orwell's use of the same date for Nineteen Eighty-Four seems coincidental), soon after whose outset London is whimsically balkanized by royal decree into a number of tiny medieval-Futurist principalities, leading to a moderately spoofish war among these statelets. The tale immediately esta... View More...