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. Some age tanning of cheap pulp paper, a fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with a very tiny closed tear to base of front panel and very light shelf wear to spine ends and corner tips. (22176). Item #22176

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