TERRAPLANE. New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Womack to influential F&SF editor and publisher David G. Hartwell, "with much appreciation for your appreciation" on front free endpaper. Womack's second novel and the second book in the Dryco sequence, preceded by AMBIENT (1987). TERRAPLANE is set in the alternate or parallel past of the 1930s, an alternate realm in which Churchill and Roosevelt have died, Stalin has been assassinated, and Hitler wins. No matter how bad the world of Dryco gets, this alternate universe dominated by Nazis and right-wing racists is worse. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#104425).
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