By: Wibberley, Leonard
G. P. Putnam's Sons: London.: 1957.
Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).
Seller ID: 24031
Condition: A fine copy in fine dust jacket with touch of dust soiling, mainly to spine panel.
''Irish writer (1915-1983) who lived in the USA from 1943, and who published at least 103 books, beginning in 1947; much of this work was for children, and a modest proportion of it was sf or fantasy. His first and most famous sf novel, the ostensibly adult tale which begins the Grand Fenwick sequence, is The Mouse that Roared (1955; vt The Wrath of Grapes 1955 UK), a ruritanian spoof involving a super-weapon; it was filmed in 1959. The subsequent vols -- Beware of the Mouse (1958), which is a prequel, The Mouse on Wall Street (1969) and The Mouse that Saved the West (1981) --... View More...