ESCAPE PLANS. London, Boston, Sydney: Allen & Unwin, . Octavo, boards. First edition. A complex tale of the future set in a matriarchal dystopia run by computers in which the elite, who live in luxury in orbit above a ruined Earth, keep lower class humans as pets. "Eutopia for elites; effectively slavery for the rest." - Sargent, British and Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Arthur C. Clarke Award finalist, 1987. Hartwell, 200 Significant SF Books by Women, 1984-2001. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#157486).
"First published in 1986" on copyright page.