Book title: Level 7
Condition: 2nd hand, poor, pages tanning from age
All covers intact
No rips on front or back covers
Normal use wear, spine is tight, some watermarks on pages
Author: Mordecai Roshwald
Publisher: Second Printing Edition by Signet Books
where Published: U.S. D2659
Special info: Not a Library Book, 143 pages
Synopsis: Level 7 is the diary of Officer X-127, who is assigned to stand guard at the "Push Buttons," a machine devised to activate the atomic destruction of the enemy, in the country’s deepest bomb shelter. Four thousand feet underground, Level 7 has been built to withstand the most devastating attack and to be self-sufficient for five hundred years. Selected according to a psychological profile that assures their willingness to destroy all life on Earth, those who are sent down may never return.
Originally published in 1959, and with over 400,000 copies sold, this powerful dystopian novel remains a horrific vision of where the nuclear arms race may lead, and is an affirmation of human life and love. Level 7 merits comparison to Huxley’s A Brave New World and Orwell’s 1984 and should be considered a must-read by all science fiction fans.
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