|World at Bay (1954) [Novel]|
by E. C. Tubb
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(From the publisher):
England was starving when cheap power could have saved her...power that would have been available if atomic research had not been forbidden by the watchful League of Peace...
But two scientists chose to ignore this ban, and launched an experiment - an experiment that succeeded too well, spreading a tide of black death across the country, and threatening the whole planet.
In a world toren by suspicion and war, science struggles with this new enemy, trying desperately to stem its relentless progress as it marches towards the destruction of a planet and a race,...
It is a story of human fear, ambition and scarifice...the story of a WORLD AT BAY.
Original title: World at Bay
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Bleak Futures→ Science Gone Wrong