ORION SHALL RISE. Poul Anderson.


Huntington Woods: Phantasia Press, 1983. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First trade edition. 2000 copies printed. "A long, complex novel set in the world of Anderson's Maurai stories, centuries after the devastating war known variously as 'The Doom War,' 'The Downfall,' and the 'Death Time.' Among other matters this work details a plot by the Northwest Union (the northwestern portion of the former United States) to develop spacecraft powered by nuclear explosives to challenge the domination of their benevolent rulers who have restricted the development of technology ... A superior political thriller ..." - Brians, Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction, 1895-1984, p. 117. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-16. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 416. Some fading along the edges, a nearly copy in a fine dust jacket. (17808). Item #17808

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