Edmund Cooper SF Gateway Omnibus
The Cloud Walker, All Fools' Day, A Far Sunset
By Edmund Cooper
From the groundbreaking digital initiative, the SF Gateway, three acclaimed novels from the influential critic and writer, Edmund Cooper.
From the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal sample introduction to the fantastic work of Edmund Cooper.
A respected critic and writer, whose work spanned four decades, Cooper began publishing SF in the 1950s and often portrayed a bleaker view of the future than many of his contemporaries. Cooper's works tended to depict unconventional heroes facing unfamiliar and remote environments - often in post-apocalyptic settings. This omnibus contains three titles that have been out of print for many years: THE CLOUD WALKER; ALL FOOLS' DAY and A FAR SUNSET.
Edmund Cooper was born in Cheshire in 1926. He served in the merchant navy towards the end of the Second World War and trained as a teacher after its end. He began to publish SF stories in 1951 and produced a considerable amount of short fiction throughout the 1950s, moving on, by the end of that decade, to the novels for which he is chiefly remembered. His works displayed perhaps a bleaker view of the future than many of his contemporaries', frequently utilising post-apocalyptic settings. In addition to writing novels, Edmund Cooper reviewed science fiction for the SUNDAY TIMES from 1967 until his death in 1982.
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06 Feb 2014
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