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Cities In Flight By James Blish

Cities In Flight by James Blish

Condition - Very Good
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One of the very best must-read SF novels of all time.

Cities In Flight Summary

Cities In Flight by James Blish

James Blish's galaxy-spanning masterwork, originally published in four volumes, explores a future in which two crucial discoveries - antigravity devices which enable whole cities to be lifted from the Earth to become giant spaceships, and longevity drugs which enable their inhabitants to live for thousands of years - lead to the establishment of a unique Galactic empire.

Cities In Flight Reviews

An outrageous imaginative coup...Crammed with high adventure yet illuminated by a searching intelligence, this four-part epic completely reinvented the traditions of space opera. - Paul J McAuley.

Of the first importance. - The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

This is the real heady wine of science fiction - exciting, intelligent, galaxy-spanning stuff. - Terry Pratchett.

About James Blish

James Blish (1921-75) studied microbiology at Rutgers and then served as a medical laboratory technician in the US army during the Second World War. Among his best known books are CITIES IN FLIGHT, A CASE OF CONSCIENCE, for which he won the HUGO in 1959 for Best Novel, DOCTOR MIRABILIS, BLACK EASTER and THE DAY AFTER JUDGEMENT.

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Cities In Flight by James Blish
Used - Very Good
Orion Publishing Co
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