THE SINFUL ONES. New York: Published by Pocket Books, 1980. Large octavo, printed wrappers, black cloth tape spine. Mechanical reproduction of paged galleys of the first edition. Issued to major reviewers and to secure reprint rights. Signed on the front wrapper by Leiber. "A tale of paranoia and the dangers of nonconformity, the novel reflects darkly on the depersonalization of modern life and the possibility that morality and the social contract are nothing more than ingrained reflexes." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-237. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-204. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 69. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 14. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature V, pp. 2200-02. Wrappers a bit dusty and faded, else a fine copy. Only a handful of these advance copies are prepared. (#155697).