THE AVATAR. New York: Published by Berkley Publishing Corporation Distributed by G. P. Putnam's Sons, . Octavo, printed blue wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. "The hero escapes from a dull, bureaucratic Earth and searches the universe for the Others, an alien race which has evolved unimaginable powers. Strong on libertarian sentiment, this is a big, ambitious novel which does not quite come off." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 24. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-20. A fine copy. (#111105).
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