(#168227) TWILIGHT WORLD. Poul Anderson.

TWILIGHT WORLD. New York: A Torquil Book Distributed by Dodd, Mead & Company, [1961]. Octavo, boards. First edition, trade issue. Fix-up novel comprising "Tomorrow's Children" (1947), Anderson's first published story, and "Logic" (1947), with a new final section. "Dour adventure in a world of genetic mutations caused by an all-out nuclear war. In its early form this was one of the first SF stories to deal with this theme." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 390. The final section of the story, however, is upbeat, Earth's mutants, now Homo superior, have colonized most of the Solar System and have begun a project to terraform the blasted, ruined Earth. Brians, Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction, 1895-1984, pp. 118-9. A fine copy in good price-clipped dust jacket with wear at spine ends and front corner tips, shallow chipping at upper spine end, some dust soiling to rear cover, and a damp stain to the lower portion of the jacket with some show through on the rear panel. (#168227).

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No statement of printing. Code "B-49" in the gutter margin of page 181.