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The heads of Cerberus / Francis Stevens, introduction by Naomi Alderman.

The heads of Cerberus

Stevens, Francis, author. (Author).
Alderman, Naomi, writer of introduction. (Added Author).

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  • 1 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Main Science Fiction Stevens (Text) 31307023888334 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984854209
  • ISBN: 1984854208
  • Physical Description: xi, 198 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Modern Library Trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Modern Library, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This work was originally published in serial form in 1919 in The Thrill Book by Street & Smith Publications, Inc."--Title page verso.
Introduction by Naomi Alderman ©2019.
Summary, etc.:
Philadelphia, 1918: Three friends--brave, confident Viola Trenmore, clever but shy Robert Drayton, and Viola's strong and hot-tempered brother, Terry--discover a mysterious powder that transports them two hundred years into the future. The Philadelphia of 2118 is no longer a bustling metropolis but instead a completely isolated city recovering from an unknown disaster. Citizens are issued identification tags instead of having names, and society is split between a wealthy, powerful minority and a downtrodden lower class. The position of supreme authority is held by a woman, and once a year she oversees competitions to the death to determine who rules alongside her. When Viola, Terry, and Robert are forced to take part in these strange and deadly games, it will take their combined wits for them to escape this strange world and return home.
Subject: Time travel > Fiction.
Science fiction, American.
Genre: Science fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

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