In this superb novel, originally published in 1977, Fritz Leiber explores the concept of "paramentals." Leiber makes his definitive statement on alienation within the urban environment and the capacity of concrete, steel, and glass to suck up miseries and spew forth monsters.
About the Author
Fritz Leiber, Jr. (1910-1992) was an American writer of fantasy, horror and science fiction. He was also an expert chess player and a champion fencer.
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