WATCHSTAR. New York: Pocket Books, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Pocket 83159-3 The author's third novel and first book of the Watchstar trilogy, followed by EYE OF THE COMET (1984) and HOMESMIND (1984). "The heroines of the Watchstar trilogy ... live on a far future Earth inhabited by technologically primitive villagers who possess telepathic and telekinetic powers. Daiya, Lydee, and Anra question the conservative world views of their culture and seek to discover the secrets of their world and of the Comet Dwellers, the descendants of humans who long ago left Earth. The fate of the planet is in the hands of these young visionaries." - Thomas J. Morrissey, Watson and Schellinger (editors), Twentieth-Century Science-Fiction Writers, third edition, p. 690. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 402. Black background ink just a bit rubbed, else a fine copy. (#139733).
"First Pocket Books printing February, 1980 / 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.