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INVADERS FROM EARTH
1st Avon printing July 1968 (originally appeared as part of an Ace Double in 1958.) Cover by Don Crowley, 142 pages. Condition is near-Fine: tight and square with flat spine; very light wear; age tanning is mild and uniform. No stamps, marks or writing - a very clean copy that may be unread.
|Invaders from Earth - Ted Kennedy, a PR man, gets the job of convincing the public that wiping out the natives of Ganymede is necessary, so that Earth can exploit the resources there. Somewhere in the middle of the project, he stops fooling himself about what he's doing, finding he has a conscience... |
1 of 3 early Silverberg novels singled out by Clute & Nichols' Encyclopedia of SF as being most notable.
Expanded from a magazine version in Science Fiction Quarterly February 1958: as "We, the Marauders." This expanded version first appeared as half of an Ace Double in 1958. (The shorter version has appeared as half of a Belmont Double.)