FUTURE CITY. New York: Trident Press, [1973]. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Original anthology collecting twenty-two stories by Thomas M. Disch, R. A. Lafferty, Dean R. Koontz, Frank Herbert, Harlan Ellison, and others. Includes "The Undercity," a story of crime in a eutopian city of the future by Dean R. Koontz, "The World as Will and Wallpaper" by R. A. Lafferty, and "The Weariest River" by Thomas M. Scortia, a novella depicting a corporate dystopia in which everyone is immortal but the immortality did not arrest the aging process. The Company controls the Heinholtz formula, sells immortality policies, and has come to own the world. Weak oldsters, rebels and malcontents suffer endless imprisonment in the Kraals, coffin-like cells with liquid nutriments pumping food and oxygen through dreamless bodies. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 351; 354. Remainder mark to lower edge of text block, a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#125896).

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