Title: Number of the Beast (parts 12-16) - Novel
Written: Written October - December 1978 using material from (including first 250 pages of The Panki-Barsoom Number of the Beast (Op. 176) Pages: 1,307
Part 25, 170 pages, contains clean manuscript copy, pages 1-165.
Part 26, 184 pages, contains clean manuscript copy, pages 166-349.
Part 27, 160 pages, contains clean manuscript copy, pages 350-508.
Part 28, 178 pages, contains clean manuscript copy, pages 509-686, end.
Part 29, 208 pages, contains unorganized pages found in manuscript box on Ginny’s desk, chapters 17-26.
Part 30, 126 pages, contains scattered manuscript pages, no order.
Novel 219,000 words. Serial publication of 27,250 word excerpt and reduction in Omni magazine October 1979; published after auction by Fawcett Columbine in 1980, with a British release a few weeks earlier.
Notes: Cross Referenced: in OPUS176. Alternate working titles: The Gay Deceiver and Always Tip the Headsman
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