THE FIFTH HEAD OF CERBERUS: THREE NOVELLAS. Gene Wolfe.

THE FIFTH HEAD OF CERBERUS: THREE NOVELLAS.

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1972]. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects the title novella, "'A Story,' by John V. Marsh," and "V. R. T." "Three long inter-linked stories with an other-planetary setting. They deal subtly with question of identity and individuality. The title piece uses the idea of human cloning to brilliant and moody effect. This is the book which put Wolfe on the sf map." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 134. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1280. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 770-75. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. (21693). Item #21693

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