Thursday, 18 August 2011

THE UNCERTAIN MIDNIGHT

Hodder paperback, 1971. Artwork by Chris Foss.

"They called him the Survivor - a 20th Century man 'reborn' in 2113
 
After a devastating atomic holocaust, mankind had now turned to the machine to solve his problems. Which led to the androids - descended from the robot, they were hardly distinguishable from real humans. By the year 2113 they ran society - leaving man to a life of leisure. 
It was into this world that John Markham emerged after spending 146 years of suspended animation in an underground deep-freeze unit. But his new lease on life was likely to be a short one. A man with his 'outdated' ideas could be very dangerous - a fact the androids realized only too well..."
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