An Epitaph in Rust

An Epitaph in Rust

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Published by Charnel House.

An Epitaph In Rust is Tim Powers’ second book, published in 1976. The novel takes place in L.A. in 2179 where the police are androids brewed in vats, and Thomas, a wanted runaway monk, joins a theater group putting on a stage production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, but the production is a cover for a covert resistance force planning to take over the city and institute a new government.

All books are sewn and bound by hand and signed by the author. Printed in two colors on Mohawk Superfine 80lb Ultrawhite, Eggshell text paper.

Limited: 200 numbered copies signed by the author, bound in red Japanese silk with the theater Comedy/Tragedy Mask hand-stamped in silver foil on front board.

Tim Powers