TIGER!, TIGER! Alfred Bester.


London: Sidgwick and Jackson, [1956]. Octavo, boards. First edition. "Twenty-fourth century spaceman, Gully Foyle, discovers the ability to 'jaunt' (Teleport) and seeks revenge on the owner of the spacecraft which left him to die in the void. Neurotically driven but ultimately humane, with amazing backdrops, brilliant detail, tremendous narrative energy: the finest novel of its kind." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 350. This precedes the publication of the U.S. edition (a paperback original) titled "The Stars My Destination" (1958). There are textual differences between the two editions. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-19. Pringle: Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels #20. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, two light blue horizontal lines on the verso of the jacket (offset from a previous jacket protector) with slight bleed through, most noticeable on the rear panel. A bright attractive example of the jacket. (14671). Item #14671

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