Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951.
1st Edition "Book Club Edition" THE PUPPET MASTERS. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. A near fine First Edition thus copy in dust wrapper of the "Book Club Edition" with no price. Octavo, in the original tan cloth with purple stamping on the spine and purple edging on the pages. Binding is tight and no markings.
The iconic dust jacket cover is bright and has minimal wear. The back of the Book Club Edition is different from the original First Edition but truly an affordable must for any Heinlein collectors.
THE PUPPET MASTERS" is a science fiction classic set in a future where Earth is invaded by parasitic aliens that attach themselves to the backs of humans and control their actions, effectively turning them into mind-controlled puppets.
Heinlein explores themes of invasion, individuality, and the struggle for control. Heinlein's writing style and storytelling are characteristic of his works from that era, focusing on both action and thought-provoking ideas. "The Puppet Masters" is considered one of the classic works of science fiction and has influenced subsequent writers in the genre.
Item #33513 Price: US$350.00