LEVEL 7. Mordecai Roshwald.


New York, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., [1959]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. "An anti-nuclear war propaganda piece cast in the form of a diary which is kept by an inhabitant of the seventh, deepest level of a huge underground bomb shelter. It describes the last days of an officer whose duty is to help fire the missiles which rapidly destroy the world above." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 209. A relevant book for the time it was published, it sold very well. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-319. Brians, Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction, 1895-1984, p. 293. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 116. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1204-08. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. (19743). Item #19743

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