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Some of Your Blood 112 / 300  $165.00 

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SOME OF YOUR BLOOD - Signed / Limited. No. 112 / 300.

by Theodore Sturgeon.

Introduction by Steve Rasnic Tem.

Cover art by Harry O. Morris.

Signed by Tem and Morris.

Text reset with a new design.

Sewn binding.

Includes a related short story to the novel, BRIGHT SEGMENT.

OVERVIEW:

The book opens with a prologue addressed directly to "The Reader", informing the reader of the fictional basis of the novel. The novel presents as a case file of Dr. Philip Outerbridge and attempts to "falsely" emphasize the fictional basis of the novel.  The novel takes place in the middle of an unnamed war. The novel focuses on George Smith, an American soldier, transferred to the military psychiatric clinic, where Outerbridge works. Smith was brought to the clinic due to a confrontation with a superior officer. Smith was labeled psychotic and told to recount his story in the third person.  Smith's autobiography takes up about half of the book, describing his childhood as the son of the town drunk. Smith is imprisoned for shoplifting, and eventually joins the army as a means of escaping an uncomfortable situation with his lover, Anna.  The rest of the book consists of documents relating to Outerbridge's treatment of Smith, therapy sessions and correspondence between Outerbridge and his superior, the increasingly impatient Colonel Williams. Outerbridge believes Smith to be the most dangerous man in the hospital and deduces Smith to be a non-supernatural vampire who drinks blood at times of emotional crisis.  The novel ends with an explanation of various potential and unrealized outcomes.

2006 Millipede Press / Centipede Press. Fine / Fine. New, unread copy. 

Signed Copy: Y
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