Drunkard's Walk (novel)

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Drunkard's Walk
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First Edition cover
Author Frederik Pohl
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction novel
Publisher Ballantine Books
Publication date
Nov. 1960
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 142 pp

Drunkard's Walk is a science fiction novel by Frederik Pohl. It was originally published in paperback by Ballantine Books in 1960 and later the same year by Gnome Press in a hardback edition of 3,000 copies. The novel was originally serialized in the magazine Galaxy Science Fiction.

Dust-jacket by W.I. Van der Poel of the Gnome Press edition

Plot summary[edit]

The novel tells the story of a professor who discovers a monstrous plot.


  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 308.