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    • ISBN:9780575122666
    • Publication date:31 Oct 2013

E.E. 'Doc' Smith SF Gateway Omnibus

The Skylark of Space, Skylark Three, Skylark of Valeron, Skylark DuQuesne

By E.E. 'Doc' Smith

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From the ground-breaking digital initiative, the SF Gateway, the four novels of the Skylark sequence by the prolific E. E. 'Doc' Smith. A perfect introduction to the father of modern space opera.

From The SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal sample introduction to the fantastic work of E. E. 'Doc' Smith, one of the most influential authors of the pulp era. Working with legendary ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION editor, John W. Campbell, Smith revolutionised space opera, giving it many of the tropes still evident today. This volume reprints the four novels of his classic Skylark series:

THE SKYLARK OF SPACE
SKYLARK THREE
SKYLARK OF VALERON
SKYLARK DUQUESNE

Biographical Notes

Edward Elmer Smith was born in Wisconsin in 1890. He attended the University of Idaho and graduated with degrees in chemical engineering; he went on to attain a PhD in the same subject, and spent his working life as a food engineer. Smith is best known for the Skylark and Lensman series of novels, which are arguably the earliest examples of what a modern audience would recognise as Space Opera. Early novels in both series were serialised in the dominant pulp magazines of the day: ARGOSY, AMAZING STORIES, WONDER STORIES and a pre-Campbell ASTOUNDING, although his most successful works were published under Campbell's editorship. Although he won no major SF awards, Smith was Guest of Honour at the second World Science Fiction Convention in Chicago, in 1940. He died in 1965.

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  • ISBN: 9781473201842
  • Publication date: 28 Nov 2013
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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Triplanetary

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First Lensman

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Galactic Patrol

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Grey Lensman

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Somewhere among the galaxies was the stronghold of Boskone - a network of brilliant space-criminals whose hunger for conquest threatened the continued existence of all known civilization. But where was this stronghold? Boskonian bases were scattered across the universe - shielded by gigantic thought-screens that defied penetration. The best minds in the Galactic Patrol had tried. And failed. Now it was up to Lensman Kim Kinnison, using his fantastic powers, to infiltrate the Boskonian strongholds, find the location of the enemy's Grand Base - and smash it forever.But Kinnison didn't know then that the power of Boskone reached further than anyone had dreamed - into the Galactic Patrol itself . . .Grey Lensman is the fourth self-contained novel in E. E. 'Doc' Smith's Lensman series, one of the all-time classics of adventurous, galaxy-spanning science fiction.

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Second-Stage Lensmen

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Children of the Lens

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The Vortex Blaster

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A churning nuclear vortex, appearing out of nowhere, wreaking utter destruction - and countless numbers of them were menacing planets throughout the galaxy! 'Storm' cloud, nucleonic genius, set out in his spaceship Vortex Blaster to track and destroy the mysterious vortices - and embarked on a saga of discovery and conflict among the far stars and the worlds of the Lensmen . . .The Vortex Blaster is the seventh and last self-contained novel in E. E. 'Doc' Smith's epic Lensman series, one of the all-time classics of adventurous, galaxy-spanning science fiction.

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Subspace Encounter

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Bursting right through the four-dimensional travel zone of subspace, Tellurian psiontists make an amazing discovery on the other side. Beyond the bounds of subspace, a parallel universe is cruelly ruled by a violent, murderous empire, the Justiciate, where psiontists are ruthlessly hunted down and fed to giant eagles.And within the Justiciate are lodged spies and traitors, dedicated to its overthrow - evil agents of the proud Garshan 'master race'.The arrival of the psiontists from Tellus triggers off a truly spectacular space adventure...

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The Galaxy Primes

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The ship was called the Pleiades, and it was Earth's first starship. It could travel instantaneously to literally anywhere in the universe - but that was just the trouble with it. For there was absolutely no way of predicting where in the infinites of space it would reappear when it winked out of the Solar System, and no way of knowing how to return. Its crew was two men and two women, each a Psionic Prime with mind-powers unparalleled in Earth's history. The tale of how they pitted their powers against an entire universe is one of daring adventure on the galactic scale...

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Appointment at Bloodstar

E.E. 'Doc' Smith, Stephen Goldin
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Black Knight of the Iron Sphere

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Eclipsing Binaries

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Alien Realms

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Lord Tedric

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The future of mankind is in the hands of the legendary Corps of One Hundred, an elite body of warriors, selected and trained for the greatest honours in the empire of man. But there is something different about Tedric, the strange Corpsman who is not of this earth. The Scientists, the guardians of peace in the universe, have chosen him to play a special role. He knows he has lived before. He has braved the terrors of primordial magic, and he knows there are greater battles to come. When a miners' revolt threatens the vital Dalkanium supplies and a dreaded Wykzl warship looms on the horizon, Tedric knows his moment of glory is at hand...

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Spacehounds of IPC

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The Skylark of Space

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Brilliant government scientist Richard Seaton discovers a remarkable faster-than-light fuel that will power his interstellar spaceship, The Skylark. His ruthless rival, Marc DuQuesne, and the sinister World Steel Corporation will do anything to get their hands on the fuel. When they kidnap Seaton's fiancee and friends, they unleash a furious pursuit and ignite a burning desire for revenge that will propel The Skylark across the galaxy and back.

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Skylark of Valeron

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As the mighty spaceship Skylark roamed the intergalactic spaceways, scientist Richard Seaton and his companions found a world of disembodied intelligences. A world of four dimensions where time was insanely distorted and matter obeyed no terrestrial laws - where three-dimensional human intellects had to fight hard to thwart malevolent invisible mentalities...

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Planet of Treachery

E.E. 'Doc' Smith, Stephen Goldin
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Masters of Space

E.E. 'Doc' Smith, E. Everett Evans
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The Space Pirates

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