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THE WRONG END OF TIME
Design: Bill Naegels
Science Fiction Book Club April? 1972 hardcover (matches the Doubleday hardcover of 1971.) 185 pages, cover design by Bill Naegels. Book is Fine, in a VG+ (or better) dustjacket. The book is tight and square, no age tanning; no stamps, marks or writing. Unclipped dustjacket is in good shape - no tears; light overall wear (see scans.)
John Brunner: The Wrong End of Time. Serialized in Amazing November 1971 & January 1972.
The time and place are a future America so isolated by fear that it is cut off from the rest of the world by a massive defense system Into this armed, barricaded state comes a young Russian scientist bearing a strange - and almost unbelievable story: Superior, intelligent life - of a far higher order than any on earth - has been detected near Pluto. Immune themselves by virtue of their far greater intelligence, these Aliens are about to destroy the Earth. The only person who can provide the solution is a brilliant, clarvoyant young American black man, hunted by the ever-present police, hidden far within the turbulent, festering slum of one of America's jungle cities. Somehow he must be found before the planet melts in one final holocaust...