|Galactic Patrol (1937) [Novel]|
by E.E. "Doc" Smith
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Series: Lensman Series
The real first book of the Lensman series.
This is *the* classic space opera. Absolutely incorruptible geniuses who are also superb agents and fighters oppose ultimate evil.
In this story, Kimball Kinnison, just graduated from the Lensman Academy on Earth, is assigned the problem of stealing a Boskonian ship containing their new super-powerful cosmic energy drive, which is causing unacceptable losses to Civilization. He has many adventures along the way, and discovers two new civilizations while he's at it.
Original title: Galactic Patrol
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Adventure→ Space Opera
- Serialized in six parts between 1937 and 1938. First published as a novel in 1950.