By Christopher Priest
Christopher Priest's 5th novel, A Dream of Wessex (1977), is a vintage of technology fiction that may maintain readers guessing till the startling, mind-bending end. Priest's novels The house Machine, The Affirmation, and The Separation also are on hand from Valancourt.
'[An] very good and exciting novel ... the characters and their feelings are genuine, the innovations interesting, and the feel of foreboding virtually unbearable.' - Library Journal
'This fantastic novel approximately time-unravellers has hallucinatory powers ... Priest is a novelist of genuine distinction.' - The Times (London)
'Christopher Priest is one among our such a lot proficient younger writers of technological know-how fiction. i like to recommend A Dream of Wessex. i will most sensible exhibit its caliber via announcing that i feel not just H.G. Wells yet Thomas Hardy himself may have loved and authorized of it.' - John Fowles, writer of The Magus
'It is a wierd novel, technically very guaranteed in its shifts of time and dealing with of place-in-time, sketching within the edges of the dream with massive vividness. an excellent, intriguing novel - SF if you'd like a label, yet an enrichment not just of the sub-genre, however the complete style too.' - The Guardian
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A Dream of Wessex (Valancourt 20th Century Classics) by Christopher Priest