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Fourth Mansions

(1969)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Nebula Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Seven very special people blending to create a higher form of humanity; A laughing man living alone on a mountaintop, guarding the world; The returnees, men who who live again and again, century after century. And a young man named Foley, very much like you or me, who begins to find out about these people, and how they are shaping the destiny of the world.

Genre: Science Fiction    

Praise for this book

"In this book he surpasses himself. It is wild, subtle, demonic, angelic, hilarious, tragic, poetic, a thundering melodrama and a quest into the depths of the human spirit." - Poul Anderson

"Lafferty has the power which sets fire behind your eyeballs." - Roger Zelazny


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Used availability for R A Lafferty's Fourth Mansions

Hardback Editions

December 1972 : UK Hardback
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Title: Fourth Mansions ([Dobson science fiction])
Author(s): R A Lafferty
ISBN: 0-234-77653-6 / 978-0-234-77653-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dobson Books Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 1988 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Fourth Mansions
Author(s): R A Lafferty
ISBN: 1-55785-048-8 / 978-1-55785-048-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bart Books
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April 1977 : UK Paperback
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Title: Fourth Mansions
Author(s): R A Lafferty
ISBN: 0-352-39615-6 / 978-0-352-39615-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Star
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December 1969 : USA Paperback
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Title: Fourth Mansions
Author(s): R A Lafferty
ISBN: 1-880448-96-3 / 978-1-880448-96-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Borgo Press
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1969 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Fourth Mansions (Ace SF Special, 24590)
Author(s): R A Lafferty
ISBN: 0-441-24590-0 / 978-0-441-24590-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace Books
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Kindle Editions

January 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Fourth Mansions (Gateway Essentials)
Author(s): R A Lafferty
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon UK