(#172600) THE STARS MY DESTINATION. Alfred Bester.

THE STARS MY DESTINATION. Boston: Gregg Press, 1975. Octavo, cloth. First hardcover edition of this text, first printing (350 copies printed). "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 UK edition published the previous year as TIGER! TIGER! Text offset from that of the 1957 New American Library edition. New introduction by Paul Williams. 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 without dust jacket as issued. (#172600).

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