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Atomic nuclear disaster novel.
''pseudonym of USSR-born surgeon and writer, George Alexis Milkomanovich Milkomane, who lived in the UK for many years from 1932; other pseudonyms include George Braddon, Peter Conway, Alec Redwood and - best known - George Sava, under which name he wrote The Healing Knife (1938), a bestseller about his profession, and many novels, none of sf interest, for Robert Hale. As George Borodin he wrote a political tract, Peace in Nobody's Time (1944), The Book of Joanna: A Fantasy Based on Historical Legend (1947), in which a heavenly conclave attempts to determine the truth about the legend of the 9th-century Pope Joan, and SPURIOUS SUN (1948; vt The Threatened People undated), a ponderously told but cogently meditated tale about the effects of a nuclear explosion in Scotland; against the odds, world peace comes closer'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF). ''the world suffers an explosion of insane wars, including a nuclear attack on Canada by the US. The ensuing panic prompts mass suicides, death cults, sadism, torture and plagues caused by mutated bacteria'' (Brians: Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction 1895-1984. pp. 140).
Title: Spurious Sun.
Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).
Publisher: T. Werner Laurie: London.: 1948.
Grading: Gilt lettering on spine a little dulled, a nearly fine copy in a VG pictorial dustjacket with edge wear, and price sticker on front cover.
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 13896