SENSE OF OBLIGATION. London: Dennis Dobson, . Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. "A very dark planetary romance whose harsh dystopian culture is revealed to be under the sway of an alien parasite." - Malcolm J. Edwards and John Clute, SFE (online). Issued earlier in the U.S. as PLANET OF THE DAMNED (1962). The sequel is PLANET OF NO RETURN (1981). Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-192. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 155. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 283. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a bit of light dust soiling. (#144857).
"First published in Great Britain in 1967" on copyright page.