(#172601) TIGER! TIGER! Alfred Bester.

TIGER! TIGER! London: Sidgwick and Jackson, [1956]. Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed and dated July 1975 by Bester on the front free endpaper. "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. Tanning to text paper (less than usual for this book), a fine copy in fine dust jacket (priced 12/6 on the front flap) with tiny nick to upper spine end. A sharp, superior copy of this book. (#172601).

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