POWERS: SECRET HISTORIES (A bibliographical cornucopia) compiled & edited by John Berlyne. Intro by John Berlyne, cover art by John Berlyne & Dirk Berger. Hornsea, East Yorkshire, UK; PS Publishing; 2009. 1st edition hardcover.
Synopsis / Contents:
A book that essentially redefines the term 'bibliography', Secret Histories has been nearly ten years in the making and brings together an astonishing range of Powers ephemera - a huge treat and a remarkable resource for both fans and collectors alike.
As well as a complete, illustrated reference of every Tim Powers book published to date, Secret Histories offers an extraordinary insight into the stories behind the stories, collecting together in a single volume Powers material previously seen only in private collections.
Here - in print for the very first time - you'll find poetry, drawings, research and plotting notes, novel outlines, early drafts, out-takes and an excerpt from the author's unpublished 1974 novel, To Serve in Hell.
Supporting these riches are story notes and commentary by Powers himself and you'll also find articles and essays from collaborators, friends and renowned Powers aficionados including Dean Koontz, Jim Blaylock, China Miéville, Karen Joy Fowler, John Bierer, John Berlyne and William Ashless. Powers: Secret Histories is an unprecedented bibliographic tribute celebrating the work of a truly extraordinary writer.
Issued in a SIGNED/LIMITED hardcover edition of 1000 copies. Fine in fine dj.
Foreign customers PLEASE NOTE: the book is oversized & by itself weighs almost 4 lbs. It can not be sent by Flat Rate so additional shipping fees will apply.