THE FAT MAN IN HISTORY. London, Boston: Faber and Faber, . Octavo, boards. First British edition. This edition, published in October 1980, was preceded by the American edition published by Random House in August 1980. The first book by Carey published outside his native Australia. A collection of ten stories selected from two collections, THE FAT MAN IN HISTORY (1974) and WAR CRIMES (1979), published in Australia by the University of Queensland Press. "The Fat Man in History" is a dystopian tale, as is "War Crimes," the latter collected earlier in WAR CRIMES (St. Lucia, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 1979). Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, p. 196. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#139498).
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