DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE. New York: Ace Science Fiction Books, . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ace 14879. "A hard-boiled version of the story of Orpheus and Eurydice set in a post-holocaust California, with a bizarre alien presiding over an exotic hell. A fast-moving adventure with the author's usual gothic touches; a key example of the new post-holocaust romanticism." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-872. Winner of the 1985 John W. Campbell Award and 1986 Philip K. Dick Award for best novel. 1985 Nebula nominee. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 431. A fine, unread copy. (#142797).
"Ace Original/January 1985" on copyright page.