Islands of Space

Islands of Space

by John W. Campbell

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Overview

Armchair fiction presents extra large paperback editions of the best in classic science fiction novels. "Islands of Space" penned by John W. Campbell is one of the great early sci-fi novels of the pulp era. This memorable tale is about the first space warp drive. There were three of them ...Arcot, Wade, and Morey. And their warp drive space engine took them to places unimaginable, shattering the barriers of the solar system and even the galaxy itself. Join them as they locate the fugitive planets of the Black Star. Be with them as they stumble upon the frozen cemetery world of a lost race. And hang on tight as they pierce through the galactic barrier and find themselves in the middle of an interplanetary war!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612871042
Publisher: Armchair Fiction & Music
Publication date: 06/03/2012
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range: 11 Years

About the Author

John Wood Campbell Jr. (1910 - 1971) was an American science fiction writer and editor. As editor of Astounding Science Fiction (later called Analog Science Fiction and Fact) from late 1937 until his death, he is generally credited with shaping the Golden Age of Science Fiction.

Isaac Asimov called Campbell "the most powerful force in science fiction ever and for the first ten years of his editorship he dominated the field completely."

As a writer, Campbell published super-science space opera under his own name and moody stories under his primary and most famous pseudonym, Don A. Stuart. Campbell also wrote under the pen names Karl Van Kampen and Arthur McCann. He stopped writing fiction after he became editor of Astounding.

Campbell helped launch the career of science fiction author L. Ron Hubbard, and played a key role in the initial promotion of Dianetics.

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