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Alien. 1979 Alien
by Alan Dean Foster
First Edition 1979
Warner Books
New York
ISBN 0446829773
Cover design by H. Roberts
270 pages
Price: $2.25

An Alien film novelization.

First part of the Alien trilogy.

The image opposite and the blurb below are from the 1986 printing of the Futura paperback edition, ISBN 0708816789. Cover design by H. Roberts.

Publisher’s Blurb – Lower Cover
With a crew of seven and a cargo of two billion tons of fossil fuels, the deep space tug crawled across the outer reaches of the galaxy.

Whilst the computer guided the ship, the humans slept — until the Nostromo’s scanners picked up a garbled distress call from a remote and long dead planet. And all the technology of the future could not shield them from the nightmare of today.

For on the planet, something stirred...


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