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''his novels are generally sf - he is best-known for the Radix Tetrad sequence beginning with Radix (1981) - but the exorbitant intensity of his rendering of the visible world brings them at times close to magic realism. Set mostly in the South Pacific in the early 17th century, WYVERN (1988), which is fantasy, follows the rite of passage into adulthood of a blond Tarzan-like enfant sauvage whom the ''natives'' of Borneo think is a demon and who is raised by a soul-catcher sorcerer to fulfil prophecies; in the event he becomes a pirate, shifting en passant from the realm of fantasy to the realm of historical romance'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF).
Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).
Publisher: Grafton Books: London.: 1989.
ISBN Number: 0246128607
ISBN Number 13: 9780246128607
Book Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket and review slip.
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Seller ID: 04079