(#153604) THE WANDERER. Fritz Leiber.

THE WANDERER. New York: Walker and Company, [1970]. Octavo, boards. First U.S. hardcover edition. The Wanderer, a planet-sized starship, makes a sudden appearance near Earth's moon. It causes flooding, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions on Earth, and millions of the planet's inhabitants die. After breaking up the Moon for fuel and a battle with the Stranger, a much larger police planet, the Wanderer disappears into hyperspace, its quest unresolved, its ultimate fate unknown. "Long, talky and enduring -- possibly Leiber's best SF work." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 408. Winner of the 1965 Hugo award for best novel. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-654. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 156. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 45. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2396-2401. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with just a hint of tanning. A sharp copy of a scarce edition of this book. (#153604).

Price: $450.00

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