THE ALTERATION. London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, boards. First edition. "Boy struggles to escape castration for papal choir in twentieth-century England deprived of Protestantism." - Barton C. Hacker and Gordon B. Chamberlain. Winner of the 1976 John W. Campbell Award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-17. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 80. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 373. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 43-7. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#157515).
"FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1976" on copyright page.