Transfigurations.

By: Bishop, Michael

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Novel expanded from the novella ''Death and Designation Among the Asadi,'' a Nebula Award finalist. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-53.

''he wrote a series of novels, which are a complex and sometimes moving analyses of alien cultures: the finest of these anthropology-based interrogatory tales is TRANSFIGURATIONS (1973 Worlds of If as ''Death and Designation among the Asadi''; fixup 1979), where the colonizing impact of a ''superior'' culture upon less technologically advanced natives is complexly contrasted - in a story which owes much to Joseph Conrad - with the recursive unknowableness of the Other'' (John Clute/Encycledia of SF).

Title: Transfigurations.

Author Name: Bishop, Michael

Categories: Other,

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1980.

ISBN Number: 0575028335

ISBN Number 13: 9780575028333

Binding: Hardcover.

Grading: A little light spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.

Seller ID: 05047