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Excerpt Day after day a spherical space-ship of Arenak tore through the illimitable reaches of the interstellar void. It’s juvenile hokum that is typical of – but generally far superior to – most of the contemporaneous work that was being published in the mid Nineteen Thirties. The story continued from the last scenes of battle in Skylark Three.

Lists with This Book. I the the Skylark series as a youth and still have an original copy of Skylark of Valeron in my possession. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Jun 28, DavidO rated it liked it.

Skylark of Valeron (Skylark #3) by E.E. “Doc” Smith

This series is not as awesome as his Lensman series but a very good SiFi series by one of the early masters. Rebekah of Lake Sibaya. Nor was this all. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. With a “mechanical brain” aka valeorn super-computer “running on all bands of the ‘sixth order'”, a “Sixth Order Projector” that could reach almost anywhere, he mapped the First known Universe, and found the way home. When the point of view switches to the “good guys” the plot gets less interesting, while the science fiction elements get more interesting.

If the contents of the book, please be as precise as you can as to the location. Write a customer review. We then rejoin Seaton, Skylaek, Dorothy and Margaret as they continue their adventures.

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Skylark Of Valeron

First edition, first printing. Other books in the series. If you think we might need to communicate with you, please include your email address. One of my favorites as a kid. And, vaeron under way, he had nursed those motors along with every artifice known to his knowing clan; he had performed such prodigies of adjustment and tuning as to raise by a full two per cent their already inconceivable maximum acceleration.


Unfortunately for him, everythi This is a quaint book. The First Universe Is Mapped.

The first ov in this series “Skylark of space” is free on the Kindle so give it a try. Geoffrey Burns rated it liked it Aug 27, Supposed antagonist DuQuesne is still in the picture, but Smith has to work pretty hard to keep him relevant.

In The Skylark of Space, Richard Seaton invents an interplanetary, and then an interstellar drive, and is caught in endless rivalry for love and wealth with the equally brilliant Duquesne, a criminal mastermind; their battle extends among the stars as they recruit, and periodically exterminate, alien allies of progressively greater weirdness. This drive, affecting alike as it does every atom of substance within the radius of action of the power bar, entirely nullifies the effect of acceleration, so that the passengers feel no motion whatever, even when the craft is accelerating at maximum—and that maximum is almost three times as great as the absolutely unbearable full power of the Skylark of Space.

DuQuesne then goes to Norlamin, lies to the locals, and claims to be an employee of Seaton and Crane, whereupon they give him a very powerful spaceship with all the technology from the previous book.

But let the prisoner make one false move, and those tiny beams of force would instantly become copper-driven tornadoes of pure energy, hurling the luckless body against the wall of the control room and holding him motionless there, in spite of the most terrific exertions of his mighty body. For some reason, I felt that much of this particular problem was redeemed by his final statements exhibiting hope that mankind could stop hating each other for being different.

Sign up or Log in to rate this book and submit a review. Meanwhile, Richard Seaton and Martin Crane with their wives encounter beings who are purely intellectual, composed of energy, and to escape them, they fling themselves into the fourth dimension where they are captured, but eventually escape back into our dimension but they discover they are lost in another galaxy.


Originally serialized through the magazine Astounding init was first collected in book form in by Fantasy Press. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

The Skylark of Valeron by E.E. ‘Doc’ Smith

Hannibal A True Story. The listing for this book may be somewhat misleading. View or edit your browsing history. She had once been a war vessel of Osnome; now, rechristened the Violet, she was bearing two Tellurians and a Fenachrone—Dr. It took me a while to get through this audiobook, mostly because the lack of a driving plot mean The parts starring Duquesne were pretty interesting.

Part Two — Part Two akylark the greatest story of the Skylark series. They are there captured by a fourth-dimensional civilisation. The Uranium metal store of the Skylark Three – used for powering offense and defense – was no match for the inexhaustible cosmic energy at the command of the Disembodied Intellectuals. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Publisher’s binding and dust jacket.

I read the Skylark and Lensman series way back in the late ‘s Smiththe third in his Skylark series. The subtext here, though, is that the wise humans are actually the scientific elite, only surviving after a conveniently unavoidable cull of the great bulk of the population. Preview — Skylark of Valeron by E. 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 valeeon invisible mentalities The future of science fiction is written here, though.