THE JOURNAL OF NICHOLAS THE AMERICAN. London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, boards. First edition. THE JOURNAL OF NICHOLAS THE AMERICAN (1986) "depicts with alarming exactitude the anguish of paranormal empathy, which drives the young man who inherits the gift almost to insanity." - John Clute, SFE (online). The author's second book and first novel. 1986 Nebula nominee. Hartwell, 200 Significant SF Books by Women, 1984-2001. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#2832).