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Operation: Outer Space

By: Murray Leinster
Published By: Double9 Books
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American author Murray Leinster wrote the science fiction book Operation: Outer Space. The novel is "a fast-paced, caustic effort that is largely a parody on the future of mass communications," according to Galaxy critic Groff Conklin. Anthony Boucher complimented the satirical aspects of the book in a similar way, although he felt that the book fell short of becoming a front-ranker due to "a small lack of actual bite and passion." Space travel and the discoveries made are the subjects of this excellently written fantasy Sci-Fi space opera adventure thriller by Murray Leinster. A planet with glaciers and volcanoes, one with enormous herds of animals that resemble cattle, and one with arid stone are all discovered.These guys travel to the moon, the only extraterrestrial planet still inhabited by humans at the beginning of this tale, in order to assist a wealthy client's insecure adult kid in achieving the notoriety he longs for from the outside world. The "Dabney" field, a galaxy-secret that helps transport these folks hundreds of light-years away for the adventure of a lifetime, is faked by this young man in order to do this.

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Murray Leinster

Murray Leinster was the pen name of William Fitzgerald Jenkins, an American author of science fiction who lived from June 16, 1896, until June 8, 1975. More than 1,500 short stories, essays, 14 film scripts, hundreds of radio plays, and television plays were all written and published by him. Leinster was the son of George B. Jenkins and Mary L. Jenkins, he was born in Norfolk, Virginia; his father was an accountant. He dropped out of high school and started working as a freelance writer before World War I. When his first tale was published in H. L. Mencken's The Smart Set, he was two months away from turning 20. He served with the American Army and the Committee of Public Information both during and after the conflict. Science fiction author William F. Leinster was known for his prodigious output, and his 1956 short story "Exploration Team" earned him a Hugo Award. Men into Space and The Time Tunnel are only a couple of the science fiction TV shows that he created tie-in literature. He worked for the American Office of War Information during World War II. Both Galaxy Magazine and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction published his tales.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 157 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357274111
  • ISBN-13: 9789357274111
  • Item Weight: 188.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.01 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Science Fiction / General