THE HALFMEN OF O. Auckland, Melbourne, Oxford: Oxford University Press, . Octavo, boards. First edition. "First volume in a young adult trilogy. This volume describes an authoritarian dystopia with fantasy elements set on the Planet O where good and evil have become separated and a young girl from Earth brings them back together to free those who were dominated by evil. In addition to the humans who are evil, the planet has a number of sentient life forms, such as bird people and seafolk, who help her and two others from Earth. See also THE PRIESTS OF FERRIS (1984) and MOTHERSTONE (1985)." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light wear at edges. (#161433).
"First published 1982" on copyright page.