THE EXILE WAITING.
London: Gollancz, 1976. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel by this award-winning writer, originally published in the US in paperback, and nominated for both the Nebula and the Locus Award. "The time is the distant future. Earth has been rendered uninhabitable by terrible storms during which its only city, Center, constructed around a natural cave system, is sealed from the outside. Mischa, a young thief whose capabilities are enhanced by hereditary mutation, is trying to escape with her drug addicted brother from the dominance of her uncle." SIGNED and dated on the title page with the words "best wishes" 255 pp. ISBN: 0-575021896.