(#140883) REPRIEVE FROM PARADISE. H. Chandler Elliott.

REPRIEVE FROM PARADISE. New York: Gnome Press Inc., [1955]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A post-atomic war dystopia in which the now static authoritarian "Hierarchy" ruling the Earth has encouraged human reproduction, resulting in overpopulation and the extinction of most insects and animals. Brians, Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction, 1895-1984, p. 192. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 255. Patchy staining to cloth, some age-darkening to text block, a sound, good in very good dust jacket with wear at edges. (#140883).

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