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Fugue for a Darkening Island Christopher Priest

Fugue for a Darkening Island By Christopher Priest

Fugue for a Darkening Island by Christopher Priest


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Summary

Christopher Priest's prescient novel of global migration and disaster

Fugue for a Darkening Island Summary

Fugue for a Darkening Island by Christopher Priest

Survivors of a terrible African war flee their blighted continent, and look for refuge in the countries of the West. But Britain is falling into civil war and anarchy. One of Christopher Priest's earliest novels, FUGUE FOR A DARKENING ISLAND is a powerful work whose subject matter has become increasingly relevant in recent years.

Fugue for a Darkening Island Reviews

it is startling how relevant this 40 year-old novel is, even today ... His prose is finely honed, his grasp of structure and tone a thing of darkly sparkling beauty, redolent of an elegance, a grace * STARBURST MAGAZINE *

About Christopher Priest

Christopher Priest's novels have built him an inimitable dual reputation as a contemporary novelist and a leading figure in modern SF and fantasy. His novel THE PRESTIGE is unique in winning both a major literary prize (THE JAMES TAIT BLACK AWARD and a major genre prize THE WORLD FANTASY AWARD); THE SEPARATION won both the ARTHUR C. CLARKE and the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARDS. He was selected for the original BEST OF YOUNG BRITISH NOVELISTS in1983.

Additional information

GOR010183334
9780575098206
0575098201
Fugue for a Darkening Island by Christopher Priest
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2011-06-09
208
Short-listed for John W Campbell Award 1973 (UK)
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