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The Last Starship from Earth

The Last Starship from Earth

(1968)
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"A fascinating novel."
Arthur C Clarke


"Terrific...it belongs on the same shelf with 1984 and Brave New World."
Robert Heinlein


Haldane IV and Helix were a part of an ultra-rational society where mathematicians did not write poetry, where mathematicians did not fall in love with poets, and where most specifically, Haldane IV, young mathematician, couldn't possibly marry Helix, the attractive poet of his choice. It was in the best interests of the human race, said the State, that mates be selected for all professional people according to strict scientific principles.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 1969 : UK Hardback
Title: Last Starship from Earth
Author(s): John Boyd
ISBN: 0575002565 / 9780575002562 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 1978 : UK Paperback
Title: Last Starship from Earth, The
Author(s): John Boyd
ISBN: 0140048758 / 9780140048759 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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August 1972 : USA Paperback
Title: Last Starship F Earth
Author(s): John Boyd
ISBN: 0425022145 / 9780425022146 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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June 1972 : UK Paperback
Title: Last Starship from Earth
Author(s): John Boyd
ISBN: 0330231766 / 9780330231763 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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