Hugo Award nominee 1968, Nebula Award nominee 1967.
It was a new word for Hell. An escape-proof prison mine, where the worst criminals in the Universe were condemned to perpetual suffering in the ruby darkness.
Aton had committed the unpardonable crime. He was condemned to Chthon for loving the minionette, the sensuous siren-spirit no man was allowed to possess... or even desire.
And to find out who she was and why she was forbidden, Aton had to do what none before him had ever done.
Escape from Chthon!
Genres: science fiction
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Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob (born 1934) is an English American author in the science fiction and fantasy genres, publishing under the name Piers Anthony. He is most famous for his long-running novel series set in the fictional realm of Xanth.
Many of his books have appeared on the New York Times Best Seller list. He has claimed that one of his greatest achievements has been to publish a book for every letter of the alphabet, from Anthonology to Zombie Lover.