DEAD BOYS. New York: St. Martin's Press, . Octavo, boards. First U.S. (and first hardcover) edition. "A mating has taken place between humans and mechanical sex-dolls, to create a new subspecies -- the Meta -- parasitic cyborgs who have colonized much of the world, and have carried the genus into space ... Richard Calder's fast-moving, exotic, erotic and violently modern novel reveals the future's wild side, full of strange sex, pestilence and cheap thrills from the datamart." - publisher's blurb. Dark, edgy, and inflicted with just the right degree of lyricism." - William Gibson. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#91491).
"First U.S. Edition: March 1996 / 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.