London, Gollancz, 1980. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A near fine copy. One small scratch to the rear, some soiling to the top edge. Originally published in two parts: Forest and Directorate; the two are only loosely connected. Translation by Alan Meyers. 19 page introduction by Darko Suvin including a short bibliography. A great book from the masters of Russian SF. [6446, Hyraxia Books].