Random House, Inc.
perhaps one of the most profound and bestselling science fiction novels of all time, Samuel R. Delany has produced a novel "to stand with the best American fiction of the 1970s" (Jonathan Lethem).
Bellona is a city at the dead center of the United States. Something has happened there…. The population has fled. Madmen and criminals wander the streets. Strange portents appear in the cloud-covered sky. And into this disaster zone comes a young man–poet, lover, and adventurer–known only as the Kid. Tackling questions of race, gender, and sexuality, Dhalgren
is a literary marvel and groundbreaking work of American magical realism.Baker & Taylor
Journeying to the central United States city of Bellona, where all have fled save madmen and criminals, a poet and adventurer known only as the Kid wonders at the strange portents that appear in the city's cloud-covered sky.
New York - Vintage Books
1st Vintage Books ed
Recombinant city : a foreword by William Gibson -- Prism, mirror, lens -- Ruins of morning -- House of the ax -- In time of plague -- Creatures of light and darkness -- Palimpsest -- Anathemata : a plague journal
Statement of Responsibility:
Samuel R. Delany ; [foreword by William Gibson]
xiii, 801 p. ;,21 cm.
Author (Original Script):
Delany, Samuel R.