"A complex tragic masterpiece. John Brunner is the Rachel Carson of science fiction." -- Ian Watson
"Gripping on both an emotional and intellectual level" -- Booklist
"The best Brunner novel I've yet read . . . staggeringly controlled and dramatic.a work of art!" -- James Blish
"[This book] is, in my opinion and for all kinds of reasons, unquestionably the best SF novel ever written." -- John Grant, Joint Editor, The Encyclopedia of Fantasy
About the Author
John Brunner was the author of dozens of science fiction novels, including Shockwave Rider and Stand on Zanzibar, winner of the Hugo Award.