HOTHOUSE. Brian Aldiss.

HOTHOUSE. London: Faber and Faber, [1962]. Octavo, cloth. First British (and first hardcover) edition. Issued earlier in the U.S. in a shorter version as THE LONG AFTERNOON OF EARTH (1962). Novelization of five Hothouse stories that won the 1962 Hugo award for best short fiction published in 1961. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-12. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 34. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1235-7. Small circular library stamp of The Markinch Institute on the front paste-down, tiny, faint date stamp and tiny erasure below it on front free endpaper, a very good copy in nearly fine dust jacket with hint of rubbing at edges. (#138638).

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