ON WINGS OF SONG. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1979. Octavo, boards. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Disch to "David" (David G. Hartwell) on the front free endpaper: "For David / Any resemblance / is not coincidental. / Your old, / Tom Disch / Aug 15, 1979." A young couple escape the repressive 'Farm Belt' states of twenty-first century Middle America. However, their experiments with machine-assisted out-of-body flight come to a tragic conclusion. A marvelous novel, richly entertaining." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition, p. 265. 1979 Nebula and 1980 Hugo nominee. Winner of the 1980 John W. Campbell Award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-345. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-89. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 87. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 392. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#157347).
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