London: Faber and Faber, 1961. Hardcover. 280p., first edition, paper residue on front illustrated end paper, top edge slightly soiled, slightly shelf worn dj browned along the spine. African Jamaican novelist.
Refugee scientist on Hearne's fictional island, "Cayuna." Endsheet maps of Cayuna. Hearne's dedication page pays homage to Edna Manley of Jamaica, Frank Collymore of Barbados and Arthur Seymour of British Guiana.