E. C. Eliott - Kemlo and the Purple Dawn - Orion Publishing Group

Kemlo and the Purple Dawn

By E. C. Eliott

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Earth is faced with annihilation by the Purple Dawn - effect of the cosmic fall-out from the swirling planet-in-the-making Polarthanus.

Kemlo and his Space Scouts are out in the void, towing a crippled space ship with their scooters, when suddenly the crisis is upon them. The space-born boys have to make a decision: if they take drastic action will it avert the danger - or will they blow up Earth, the Satellite Belts and themselves?

Biographical Notes

Reginald Alec Martin (1908-1971)
E. C. Eliott is the best-known pseudonym of British writer Reginald Alec Martin, who wrote under a number of different names. Born in South London, Martin began working at the age of thirteen and had numerous varied occupations throughout his life, including cowboy, gold prospector and wild-horse trader. He began writing full-time as a career at the end of World War Two and wrote well over a hundred and fifty books in total, including about sixty children's novels. The titles from Martin's children's sf series Kemlo had a powerful emotional impact on many of their youthful British readers, helping shape the thoughts of a generation towards sf. He died on 27th June 1971 in Haywards Heath, Sussex.

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  • ISBN: 9781473212343
  • Publication date: 25 Aug 2016
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