Henry Danner's scientist father commited the unforgivable sin. He experimented on a human being - his own son. He created a superman.
In a society where anything different is strange and must be feared or scorned, the boy soon learned he conceal his powers. But boys must become men, and Hanry Danner the man soon became scornful of the puny mortals who surrounded him. His superiority became more and more difficult to hide. The romance found Henry Danner and...
This most literate and convincing of all novels of super-powers and supermen ends in a dazzling finale that will stay with the reader forever. It may indeed be the most memorable work of the writer who went on to astound the world with When Worlds Collide, Generation of Vipers, Finnley Wren and other masterpieces of vitrol and passion. If you read one book of science-fantasy this year, it should be The Gladiator.