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This Fortress World is a science fiction novel by American writer James E. Gunn. It was published in 1955 by Gnome Press in an edition of 4,000 copies.

This Fortress World
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
AuthorJames E. Gunn
Cover artistMurray Tinkelman
CountryUnited States
GenreScience fiction
PublisherGnome Press
Publication date
Media typePrint (Hardcover)

Plot summaryEdit

The novel concerns a man's fight against the power of a future church.


  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 304.
  • Tuck, Donald H. (1974). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. pp. 195–196. ISBN 0-911682-20-1.

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