THE PRISONER. Thomas M. Disch.

THE PRISONER. New York: Ace Publishing Corporation, [1969]. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ace 67900. A presentation copy with an amusing signed inscription by Disch on the inside front cover. A novelization of a Kafkaesque SF-related TV series, in which a UK ex-secret agent, "who for unknown reasons has resigned from his organization, is gassed in his apartment and wakes to find himself in The Village: a mysterious establishment whose inhabitants consist of either rebels like himself or stooges of 'Them' -- the people who run the place." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 962. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Mild rubbing to cover, a bright, nearly fine, unread copy. (#156472).

Price: $45.00

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