DEAD BOYS. [Hammersmith, London]: HarperCollinsPublishers, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. "A mating has taken place between humans and mechanical sex-dolls, to create a new subspecies -- the Meta -- parasitic cyborgs who have colonized much of the world, and have carried the genus into space ... Richard Calder's fast-moving, exotic, erotic and violently modern novel reveals the future's wild side, full of strange sex, pestilence and cheap thrills from the datamart." - publisher's blurb. Dark, edgy, and inflicted with just the right degree of lyricism." - William Gibson. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. A fine copy. (#158734).
"A Paperback Original 1994 / 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2" on copyright page.