A Space - Age Tale


Ivan Yefremov, Translated from the Russian by George Hanna, Foreign Language Publishing House, Moscow, 1959, Hardcover, 445 pages. B/W illustrations at the beginning of each of the 15 Chapters.


''it would be difficult to overestimate the importance to Soviet sf (and sf in Eastern Europe) of his first novel, the utopian Tumannost' Andromedy (1958; trans George Hanna as ANDROMEDA 1959 Russia; filmed in 1968 as TUMANNOST' ANDROMEDY), a full-scale panorama of the far future, the first (and one of the few) attempts by a Communist writer to create a literary model of the ideal socialist state envisioned by Marx'' (Brian Stableford/Encyclopedia of SF).



Condition: Good, very light foxing to page edges and a slight chip to rear lower spine DJ.

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