A SCANNER DARKLY.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1977. Octavo, boards. First British edition. New Path uses group attack therapy to cure addiction to hallucinogenic Substance D (nicknamed "Death"), relentlessly reprograming the subject to obey authority. And New Path is apparently growing the flower from which Substance D is made, thus helping to perpetuate itself. Winner of the British Science Fiction Association Award, Novel, 1978. Basis for a feature film, released in 2006. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-333. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Lower right corner slightly bumped, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket.; (16468). Item #16468