"The Year of the Comet" forsees a world split up, not into States and Kingdoms, but into a business Group. The hero is a scientist with a secret which wil give supreme authority to any group in control of it. Inevitably he finds himself the centre of murderous intrigues. In the tradition of H G Wells and Jules Verne.
Used availability for John Christopher's The Year of the Comet
July 2001 : USA Paperback
September 1978 : UK Paperback