Babel-17 - Samuel R. Delany - 1966 Ace Book vintage paperback - Davis Meltzer Cover

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Condition: Acceptable: Signs of wear and consistent use. See images for the condition of this book.

Blurb: Babel-17 is all about the power of language. Humanity, which has spread throughout the universe, is involved in a war with the Invaders, who have been covertly assassinating officials and sabotaging spaceships. The only clues humanity has to go on are strange alien messages that have been intercepted in space. Poet and linguist Rydra Wong is determined to understand the language and stop the alien threat.

Cover artist: Davis Meltzer

Awards: Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (1967), Nebula Award for Best Novel (tie) (1966)