The Eighty-minute Hour: A Space Opera

Brian W. Aldiss

Published by Jonathan Cape (1974), 1974
ISBN 10: 0224009419 / ISBN 13: 9780224009416
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286 pages. First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket, a bit faded at the spine, with minor edgewear. Inscribed by the author, 'Michael Curtis, regards, Brian Aldiss.'. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Brian Aldiss' highly inventive space opera is a mind-expanding range of songs and science that takes us, twisting and turning, through a cornucopia of intergalactic merriment and melodrama. Eccentric characters burst into full-throated song with each meandering plot.

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Title: The Eighty-minute Hour: A Space Opera
Publisher: Jonathan Cape (1974)
Publication Date: 1974
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine

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Book Description Jonathan Cape, London, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 205X130mm Approx. H/b+jacket,1st, 286pp. Award winning author Brian Aldiss author [ Hothouse , Helliconia Triology ,Trillion Year Spree ] he holds all major awards , past Chairman of the Society of Author's , 1990 became a Fellow of Royal Society of Literature , he is one of the finest prose writers of prose in this country, utterly unpretentious. The 80 Minute Hour is a Space opera - a formidable exercise in Comic Apocalypse. 4 noticable things follow wars - Preparing for next one / Confident of no more wars/ starvation / feasting.[science fiction/fantasy novel [VG book - tight binding, no inscsp, minor pale fox tan.] D/j not price clipped, sporadic light fox tan & some scraped colour losses.- now in clear protective proprietary cover. PLS see our image. Bookseller Inventory # 11547

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Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 0224009419 1974. 285 pages. First edition. Signed by Brian Aldiss on the title page, with inscription. Navy cloth with gold-stamped spine titling, very lightly rubbed to edges, with a slight outward warp; very good. Spine square. Binding sound. Dust jacket in archival Mylar, faded to spine, very light edge-wear and rubbing to corners, foxed at fore-edges and top edges of inner flaps. Interior clean and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-2006031

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