CHILDREN OF THE LENS: Golden Age Masterworks


CHILDREN OF THE LENS: Golden Age Masterworks

E. E. 'DOC' SMITH    Book Number: 88102    Product format: Paperback

Kim Kinnison, Grey Lensman of the Galactic Patrol, was one of the few men who knew how near the end was. In his last desperate stratagem to save the Universe from total destruction, he knew he had to use his children as bait for the evil powers of the hell-planet Ploor. It was beginning to look as though no one could prevent the annihilation of civilization. A weird intelligence was directing the destruction of all civilization from the icy depths of outer space. A huge story told against a huge backdrop, we are in awe of a novelist whose work is arguably the earliest example of Space Opera. He died in 1965. 294pp in paperback with introduction by M. R, Carey who explains for example 'whether he's describing a ship-on-ship dog fight, a cat-and-mouse pursuit, a siege or a mass engagement, he puts you in the action and he follows through relentlessly on his ideas. He is also realistic about how arms races work...'
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ISBN 9781473224735
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