Metafisica dell’evoluzione in A. E. van Vogt
by Riccardo Gramantieri
Non-Fiction 2011


An extensive analysis of van Vogt as a writer, examining each of his works and the various interests that influenced his writing (such as Dianetics, General Semantics, etc.). To date this is the largest study on van Vogt ever published in any language. Illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs and cover reproductions.

  • This book is only available in Italian, direct from the publisher. If you're outside of Italy, be sure to select "Estero" (meaning "abroad") under "destinazione" on the order page. The total cost (which includes postage) is €40 Euros (about $54).

  • The title could be translated into English as Metaphysics of Evolution in A.E. van Vogt.

2011 March Elara Libri
trade 978-88-6499-031-6 423 pages € 35.00

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For those of you who are curious, this cover features a photograph of the famous Hourlgass Nebula, aka MyCn 18.

Cover & other images: Walwyn Data: Walwyn