Edison's Conquest of Mars

Edison's Conquest of Mars

by Garrett Putman Serviss
     
 

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Historically, the work is one of the earliest to employ the interplanetary theme. It is the first to portray a battle fought by space craft in the airless void; and possibly the first also to propose the use of sealed suits that enable men to traverse a vacuum. Of the more minor twists of plot initially found here that have since become parts of the "pulp"… See more details below

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Historically, the work is one of the earliest to employ the interplanetary theme. It is the first to portray a battle fought by space craft in the airless void; and possibly the first also to propose the use of sealed suits that enable men to traverse a vacuum. Of the more minor twists of plot initially found here that have since become parts of the "pulp" science-fiction writers' standard stock-in-trade, there are literally too many to mention.

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ISBN-13:
2940014103176
Publisher:
John Fitzgerald
Publication date:
01/29/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
8 MB

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