A SCANNER DARKLY. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977. Octavo, boards. First edition. New Path uses group attack therapy to cure addiction to hallucinogenic Substance D (nicknamed "Death"), relentlessly reprograming the subject to obey authority. And New Path is apparently growing the flower from which Substance D is made, thus helping to perpetuate itself. Winner of the British Science Fiction Association Award, Novel, 1979. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-333. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with mild fade to spine panel. (#153010).
First edition so stated on copyright page.