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SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER GOLLANCZ SF MASTERWORKS

H.G. Wells The Food of the Gods

Wells’ story of scientific progress and unforseen consequences Two scientists develop a foodstuff that causes unparalleled growth in animals and humans. The results of their experimentation lead to chaos and consequences throughout the land. The Food of the Gods deals with many issues and questions of ethics which are still relevant today, and is both a witty and disturbing tale. This new edition includes an introduction by Adam Roberts. H. G. Wells (1866–1946) is one the most celebrated SF writers of all time, and the author of classics including The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds.

Science Fiction Cased September £8.99 320pp 198 x 129mm 978 0 575 09518 2 Markets: World USA & Serial: Orion; Translation: A P Watt

Jack Finney The Body Snatchers

The classic novel of paranoia immortalised on film as Invasion of the Body Snatchers A small town in California is invaded by seeds from outer space. These seeds replace people with duplicates which threaten to overrun the Earth. They’re here...and you’re next. Jack Finney’s sinister SF tale is an examination of our fear of ‘the other’, and has been adapted for film on four occasions. Long after its original publication, it continues to resonate with readers and viewers. This new edition includes an introduction by Graham Sleight. Jack Finney (1911–1995) wrote numerous SF and fantasy novels and was awarded the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Science Fiction B Format PB October £7.99 224pp 198 x 129mm 978 0 575 08531 2 Markets: World XUSAC USA, Translation & Serial: Abner Stein www.orionbooks.co.uk 79