ONLY FORWARD. [London]: HarperCollinsPublishers, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. The author's first novel, first published in 1994 as a paperback original by HarperCollinsPublishers and in a hardcover book club edition in 2000. Winner of the August Derleth Award. Winner of the 2001 Philip K. Dick Award. "Surreal dystopia set in a UK that is a sprawl of neighborhoods composing the City, which covers the entire country. Each neighborhood is inhabited by a different group of people. Considerable conflict among the groups. Some are eutopian, some dystopian, and some just very odd. Mostly adventure. UK author." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Pulpy text paper tanned, but a fine, unread copy. (#160709).
"A Paperback Original 1994 / 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2" on copyright page.