THE GODWHALE. London: Eyre Methuen, . Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. "Set in the same world as his earlier book HALF PAST HUMAN (1971). The creature of the title is a cyborg, part whale, part machine, which assists human sea dwellers who have escaped from the subterranean hive society which now dominates the planet. Good, imaginative ecology in an interesting story." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 158. 1974 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-41. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#165509).
"First published in Great Britain 1975 / ..." on copyright page.