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The Space Vampires

Wilson, Colin

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ISBN 10: 0394400933 / ISBN 13: 9780394400938
Published by Random House, New York, 1976
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First edition. Closed tear at right bottom of rear cover, crease at top of front cover, spine bumped, otherwise Near Fine in Near Fine dw. Bookseller Inventory # 201934

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Title: The Space Vampires

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Blue Boards

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Circa 2100

A scourge of sex and death from an alien spaceship

WHEN CAPTAIN CARLSEN ENTERED THE VAST DERELICT SPACESHIP, he was shaken by the discovery of its immobilized humanoid passengers.

Later, after three of the strange aliens had been transported to Earth, his foreboding was more than justifi ed. The creatures were energy vampires whose seductive embraces were fatal, whose lust for vitality was boundless. As they took over the willing bodies of their victims and sexual murders spread terror throughout the land, Carlsen worked toward their destruction-even while he was erotically drawn to the most beautiful vampire of all!

 "Thoroughly intriguing" -Chicago Sun-Times (1976)

"New slant on horror...unique rendering of the age-old enigma of the kiss of death" -Chicago Tribune (1976)

COLIN WILSON is the author of more than 100 fiction and nonfiction books. The Outsider (1956), published at the age of 24, earned him worldwide critical acclaim. The Space Vampires, his fi fty-fi rst book, was translated into Spanish, Japanese, French, Dutch and Swedish and was later adapted for screen in the movie LIFEFORCE, directed by Tobe Hooper (SALEM'S LOT, POLTERGEIST, THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE). The movie failed however to capture the true spirit of the cult classic reprinted here by popular demand.

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British author of THE OUTSIDER and many other books

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