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by | Read by Reed McColm

Science Fiction • 11 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1997

Originally serialized in the pulp magazine ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION STORIES in the 1940s and '50s, E.E. Smith's Lensman novels are science fiction classics. There is an odd synchronism between the style of the novel and the production style employed by Books In Motion. Both Smith's writing and Reed McColm's narration feature a confident, easygoing style reminiscent of the 1950s. The action revolves around Virgil Samms, the "First Lensman" of the title, as he travels the stars, guided by the interdimensional Arisians, to gather worthy individuals to serve in the Galactic Patrol of interplanetary guardians. Telepathically linked and imbued with other abilities by the lenses provided them by the Arisians, the lensmen battle corruption, piracy, and drug-smuggling throughout the universe. S.E.S. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/ SEP 07]



Trade Ed. • Books in Motion • 2006

CS ISBN 1596074841 $49.95 • Eight cassettes

CD ISBN 159607485XTP $33.55 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 1596074868 $24.95 • One MP3-CDs


Library Ed. • Books in Motion • 2006

CD ISBN 159607485X $51.95 • Ten CDs

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