THE FOLK OF THE AIR. New York: Ballantine Books, . Octavo, printed wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. A novel set in late twentieth-century California, in a twilight zone where time and space are telescoped and the world is imperiled by dark forces summoned by black magic. "Thinly plotted, but humorous and enjoyable." - Maxim Jakubowski. Its "tone is ultimately darker than in his earlier books." - Darrell Schweitzer. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-23. A fine copy. (#11479).