Title: Number of the Beast (parts 17-24) - Novel
Written: Written October - December 1978 using material from (including first 250 pages of The Panki-Barsoom Number of the Beast (Op. 176) Pages: 586
Part 31, 280 pages, contains proof copy of novel.
Part 32, 280 pages, contains print copy of novel.
Part 33, 25 pages, contains bestsellers lists for novel.
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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