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Vintage Technology: Sci-Fi Vintage Cover Art: George Underwood

(c) New English Library 1970, George Underwood, and this processed image Emil Dudek 2012

Artist:

George Underwood, born 1947

Artist Link:

Official website
Book details: Shadow of Heaven by Bob Shaw.  Originally published 1969 by Avon Books, United States, copyright Bob Shaw 1969. 
This edition: This paperback edition is the October 1970 printing, of the first abridged edition from August 1970, New English Library Ltd, Barnard's Inn, Holborn, London, ECi. Printed in Great Britain by  Hunt Barnard Printing Ltd., Aylesbury, Bucks, UK. ISBN 450005682, NEL catalogue number 2716.
Date: 1970
Price: United Kingdom 5/- (five shillings), Australia $0.80, New Zealand $0.75, Spain Pts65. My example has the UK price penned over; I guess this is because of decimalisation.
Themes: Post-apocalypse, anti-gravity, claustrophobia, agoraphobia, farming, agriculture, food, population control, robots, war, reporters, politics, terra-forming.
Comments: Attractive image of the first scene that the protagonist encounters when reaching "Heaven"..
Other comments: Good scenario, nice to have two brothers fighting out their childhood problems with their missing father, and a interesting feel-good surprise ending.  Well worth a punt and makes me want to read the unabridged version..
My cover rating: ★★★☆☆ I like the fact that it does related to the story, but better images could have been thought of, in my opinion.