But who would listen to the far-out ideas of a mere sigaroon? But someone had to listen — and fast. Poul Anderson — was born in Pennsylvania of Scandinavian stock.
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He started publishing science fiction in and became one the great figures in the genre, serving as President of the Science Fiction Writers of America, winning many Hugo and Nebula awards, and also winning the Gandalf Grand Master Award. Back News Back Fandom Risingshadow. Back Recent Topics Search. The first aliens arrived and only one man knew why Fantastic Literature Ltd Published: The first aliens arrived and only one man knew why ISBN: The Byworlder Anderson, Poul England: Jacket a little creased.
Book is heavily marked as ex library including a stamp in the page margin internally. Byworlder Anderson, Poul New York: Signet Sptember , The Secret of the Sigman and Skip Wayburn has to solve why he is coming to earth.
The book is in excelent cond. It is a stated 1st printing.
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All of our book wrapped in sturdy packaging or padded envelopes, plus they are electronically tracked within the USA. Sticker on front cover see Picture. Signet, Light edgewear to the covers with a hint of page toning. Otherwise a clean, tight copy with an uncreased spine. Signed and inscribed by Anderson to the previous owner on the title page.. Owner's name on front endpage.
Stamped on inside front cover and front endpage. Byworlder, The Anderson, Poul Signet. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs. Hard To Find Books. Covers have no creasing.
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Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine has moderate lean and moderate reading creases. Pages are reasonably tanned. The Book House - St. Square tight copy with light wear on covers. Price sticker on inside front cover..
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First Edition By This Publisher. Early in the 21st century the world is enjoying an uneasy peace, with a distinct division between the 'straight' society and the various fringe groups that go to form the Byworld. Tension grows, however, over the presence of an alien spaceship that is orbiting the world, bearing a single occupant - the Sigman. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Better World Books Condition: I found it imaginative, engaging and laugh out funny. I've reread it several times and continued to enjoy it, albeit with slightly less fascination.
I tricked The Boy into reading it as well, and he was just about as happy with it.
Turns out, there's a sequel to that book, Operation Luna. So the Boy and I are on sometimes independent quests through second-hand bookstores to find it. Until then, it turns out we can't resist picking up something by I came across Operation Chaos in my early teens. Until then, it turns out we can't resist picking up something by Poul Anderson. Which is how The Byworlder was acquired. It's a tiny, light and well-paced novella, rather, using the pretext of an alien visit for some predictable, but fair observations about human society.
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Well, future human society, but we've really been doing the same thing for a while now. It's an OK book, but nothing more. Come on, Anderson, you can do better! Reese Austin rated it liked it Jun 15, Abagis rated it it was amazing Nov 23, Ann Lewis rated it liked it Nov 27, Steve rated it it was ok Mar 03, Stephanie Cragg rated it it was amazing Aug 01, Larry Byram rated it really liked it Dec 10, Kathe rated it liked it Feb 02, Garry rated it really liked it Oct 17, Mahmoud Otiewy Mahmoud Ahmed rated it really liked it Oct 18, Loren Reynolds rated it it was amazing Jan 09, Gary rated it it was ok May 29, John Worpenberg rated it really liked it Jan 04, Greg Malivuk rated it really liked it Jul 08, Tony Morton rated it liked it Apr 27, Gerhard Kleinhans rated it it was ok Jun 08, Robin Dawes rated it liked it Apr 11, Terrell rated it liked it Apr 26, Pcsaust rated it it was ok Jun 26, Stacey Douglas rated it it was ok Mar 29, Kajal Basu rated it really liked it Jan 18, Steven Patterson rated it it was amazing Jun 13,