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Bill was a peaceful farm boy until he was lured by the martial music of a passing recruitment sergeant, drugged, and made to enlist in the Empire Space Corps. His basic training is sheer hell, but somehow he manages to stay alive and achieve the rank of Fusetender 6th Class in the process. En route to an engagement with the lizard-like Chingers, Bill's spaceship is involved in a supreme conflict and -- by accident -- Bill is the man who saves the ship and wins the day. A grateful Galaxy awards him its highest accolade: the Purple Dart, to be presented by the Emperor himself on the fabulous aluminium-covered planet Helio. And then his adventures really start to take off in the most bizarre and surprising ways ...
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SALES POINTS * 'Simply the funniest science fiction book ever written' Terry Pratchett * 'The Catch 22 of SF' Irish Times * 'Wonderfully funny ... irresistible' Brian AldissReview:
"Simply the funniest Science Fiction book ever written."
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1969. Paperback. Condition: Good. EX-LIBRARY. MAY HAVE USUAL LIBRARY PARAPHERNALIA. Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading and probably not suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0002654449
Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD. PAPERBACK. Condition: Fair. 0140029702 A readable copy of the book. Cover and pages have some creasing and there is a little discolouration. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains intact. Seller Inventory # G0029716
Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, 1969. Condition: Good. New Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP97986040
Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD. PAPERBACK. Condition: Good. 0140029702 1983 edition - cover differs from one shown - ISBN matches: The book is in good condition. Pages are tanned. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine is scuffed. There is creasing/wear to the cover. Seller Inventory # L0054238
Book Description Penguin 29/04/1976, 1976. Condition: Very Good. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Seller Inventory # 6545-9780140029703
Book Description -. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Bill, the Galactic Hero This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Seller Inventory # 7719-9780140029703
Book Description Penguin Books, London, 1976. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. Mass market paperback; very good condition. Seller Inventory # 012681
Book Description Penguin, Uk, 1976. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. some shelf wear, some minor wear to edges, minor creasing to spine, a very good tight clean copy. Bill - the perfect spaceship trooper! Compact first edition, listed as number 153, dated august 1965, rare edition of the first outing for Bill - a new and entertaining hero. plus other short stories from Moorcock, Reynolds, Aldiss and others. Book. Seller Inventory # 624266
Book Description PENGUIN PUTNAM TRADE, 1983. Mass Market. Condition: Good. MASS MARKET Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Fiction and Poetry>Science Fiction and Fantasy>A to Z. Book: USED, Good. Bookseller Inventory # 07978014002970300. Seller Inventory # 07978014002970300
Book Description Penguin, 1977. Soft cover. Condition: Good: Moderate signs of wear. Cover Art: Mike Little (illustrator). © 1965: 1st in the 'Bill, The Galactic Hero' series of books:- Synopsis: Don't try to be human, Bill. You know it won't work. You're a hero, Bill, a real galactic hero. And if you can't take a joke you shouldn't have joined. Bill enlists in the mighty forces of the Galactic Empire, to travel to the steel labyrinth of Helior at the centre of this Dark Age of space. As he says, 'War sure is hell' - and a man must lose his soul to serve the Empire:- (original cost £0.60). Seller Inventory # 14.005.00161