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THE IRON DREAM brings us the science fiction novel Hitler would have written if he had emigrated to the US in 1919 and become a hack science fiction writer -- THE LORD OF THE SWASTIKA!
In a post-nucelear war era, we follow the rise to power of Ferric Jagger from ignominious exile amongst nuclear mutants and mongrels to absolute rule in the Fatherland of Truemen, having fought his way to power over the corrupt government.
Obsesed with tight black leather and huge crowds, he vows to destroy all mutant scum and defefeat the cold, heartless superpowers of Zind led by the evil mind-controlling Dominators.
In Spinrad's acid-etched satire the parallels between space opea, sword and sorcery, and fascist wish-fulfillment are made explicit...