THE ROAD TO CORLAY. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1978. Octavo, printed gray wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. Signed by Murry as "Richard Cowper." First book of "The White Bird of Kinship" trilogy. 1979 Nebula nominee. Religious dystopia. "A thousand years hence an inundated Britain consists of many small islands, where a neo-medieval, theocratic society is disrupted by the coming of a millenarian cult which holds out the hope of social and spiritual renewal. Well-written, rather touching sf of a backward-looking pastoral sort." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition, p. 307. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-285. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Spine panel and edges of covers lightly sunned, else a fine copy. (#112329).