TIGER! TIGER! Alfred Bester.
TIGER! TIGER!

TIGER! TIGER! London: Sidgwick and Jackson, [1956]. Octavo, boards. First edition. Nice inscription by Bester dated December 1974 to one of his later book editors signed "Alfie" on the title page. "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 edition differs textually from the U.S. edition published the following year as THE STARS MY DESTINATION. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-118. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 20. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2168-72. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with some foxing on rear panel. A beautiful copy of this classic. (#112168).

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