AXIOMATIC. London: Millennium An Orion Book, . Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first collection of short fiction. "Notable short works from near the end of the twentieth century are assembled in two collections, AXIOMATIC (1995) and LUMINOUS (1998); the best of these stories –- tales like "The Caress" (January 1990 ASIMOV'S) and "Learning to Be Me" (July 1990 INTERZONE) -- are among the finest of their period. "Learning to Be Me", for instance, embeds radical speculations about the nature of consciousness and Identity in a compact tale of a life both ordinary and fractured by the process of Upload." - SFE (online). Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-366. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#168327).
'This edition first published in 1995 ..." on copyright page.