Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein (Suntup Editions)

PUBLISHER:  Suntup Editions
PUBLICATION DATE: Second Quarter 2021
EDITION: Artist Gift Edition (slipcased and signed by Dan Dos Santos)
PRICE: $125
STATUS: In-Stock

One of the greatest science-fiction military adventures of all time, Robert A. Heinlein’s Starship Troopers is a timeless classic as resonant and influential today, as it was when first published.

Set 700 years in the future, Johnnie Rico never intended to join the infantry, but now that he is in the thick of it he must fight for his life; first in the toughest boot camp in the Universe, and then thrust into battle against humankind’s most alarming enemy.

So convincing and realistically imagined was Starship Troopers that the space war epic was considered highly controversial upon its release with several critics claiming it glorified the military and violence. Still, there was no denying Heinlein was at the peak of his powers as a writer. Starship Troopers received the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1960, and by 1980 it had been translated into eleven languages and was still selling strongly. Today, it is regarded as a key work of the 1950’s, responsible for popularizing the subgenre of military science fiction.

Engrossing and fast-paced, Heinlein’s classic is so much more than a science-fiction novel. It is an intense discussion of ideas ranging from the political to the philosophical.

ARTIST GIFT EDITION

  • 6” x 9” trim size.
  • 312 Pages.
  • Limited to 750 copies.
  • Full cloth, smyth-sewn binding.
  • Two hits foil stamping.
  • Four full color illustrations by Dan Dos Santos.
  • Dust jacket with wraparound artwork by Dan Dos Santos (the only edition featuring the dust jacket.)
  • Signed by Dan Dos Santos.
  • Housed in a paper covered slipcase.
  • Bookmark with all pre-orders.

Published editions may differ slightly from mockups and prototype designs.
Artwork © 2020 by Dan Dos Santos.

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