TRANSFIGURATIONS. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1980. Octavo, boards. First British edition. A presentation copy with nice signed inscription by Bishop on the title page. Novel expanded from the novella "Death and Designation Among the Asadi," a Nebula Award finalist. "About a daughter's quest to find her anthropologist father in the forbidding ritualistic culture of the natives of an alien planet. A highly literate narrative which makes good use of its imaginary anthropology." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition, p. 386. "One of the more impressive SF novels using perspectives and themes drawn from anthropology to aid depiction of an enigmatic alien culture." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-127. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#137234).
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