VALENCIES. St. Lucia, London, New York: University of Queensland Press, . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. A novel set in 4004 AD about dominance and submission, political and social, under the Universal Empire, a "regime of ultimate centralized rationality" which controls a society of drugged, virtually immortal humans spread throughout a universe of colonized Earth-like worlds. Trade paperback format. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 416. A fine copy. A scarce book seldom found in this condition. (#160195).
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