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Other Days, Other Eyes by Bob Shaw


Alban Garrod is trying to develop a heat-resistant glass for use in super-sonic aircraft. Inadvertently, he discovers slow glass, which has the property of retarding the passage of light through it. He finds out how to control the level of delay, so that it is possible to look through a window of slow glass and see events which happened months or even years ago. The social implications are immense: the dead can be seen as if they were still living, the actions of criminals can be damningly recorded, city windows can be made to supply the illusion of unspoilt countryside. And when Alban Garrod's wife becomes almost blinded, she has sets of contact lenses made of slow glass - and makes Garrod carry a set wherever she goes so that she can ultimately see what he sees. The invention fast becomes a dangerous embarassment, and only for Alban Garrod.


Publisher (Year): Science Fiction Book Club (1973)
Binding (ISBN): Hardback (n/a)
Cover Art: n/a

Condition: Very Good. Dust jacket intact and in very good condition - light rubbing to edges and corners, a couple of small tanning/discolouration marks to rear, some tanning to spine. Book itself also in very good condition, very minimal shelf-wear, lightly tanned pages.

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