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The Syndic
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The Syndic Volume 4
The Syndic

C. M. Kornbluth
Issued: November 1971
Sphere Books
London
Publisher Code: 53236
Paperback
Cover illustration by Eddie Jones
160 pages

Notes
First published by Doubleday in 1953.

Publisher’s Blurb – Lower Cover
The Government of North America has been pushed into the sea and survives only on the West coast of Ireland as a strict military dictatorship. The East of the U.S. is ruled by The Syndic - permissive, happy, possibly doomed - and to the West is Mob territory.

Charles Orsino and Lee Falcaro from the Syndic are planted as spies in Government territory. They discover the truth about the outside world and the extent of the dangerous scheme which is being plotted to smash the Syndic for ever.

The Syndic which Edmund Crispin compares to Orwell’s 1984. is recognized as Kornbluth’s most brilliant and prophetic novel.

C. M, Kornbluth is also the co-author with Frederik Pohl of the-Hugo award winning novel THE SPACE MERCHANTS and GLADIAT0RS AT LAW

 
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