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By Murray Leinster

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This quantity assembled 30 whole novels and brief tales by means of Murray Leinster, released among 1919 and 1963. integrated are such technological know-how fiction classics as "The Runaway Skyscraper," "Space Tug," "Second Landing," and "Operation Terror," in addition to rarities like "A Thousand levels lower than Zero," "The Gallery Gods," and "Nerve." additionally features a biographical advent and a specific bibliography.

Complete record of contents:

INTRODUCTION

THE RUNAWAY SKYSCRAPER (1919)

A THOUSAND levels less than 0 (1919)

THE MAD PLANET (1920)

THE GALLERY GODS (1921)

THE purple airborne dirt and dust (1921)

NERVE (1021)

MORALE: a narrative OF THE battle OF 1941-43 (1931)

THE FIFTH-DIMENSION TUBE (1933)

INVASION (1933)

SPACE PLATFORM (1953)

SPACE TUG (1953)

THE INVADERS (1953)

OPERATION: OUTER area (1954)

SECOND touchdown (1954)

SAM, this is often YOU (1955)

WHITE SPOT (1955)

SCRIMSHAW (1955)

SAND DOOM (1955)

THE computer THAT stored the realm (1957)

THE MONSTER FROM EARTH'S finish (1959)

THE PIRATES OF ERSATZ (1959)

THE extraterrestrial beings (1959)

A subject OF significance (1959)

LONG in the past, far-off (1959)

THE chief (1960)

THE AMBULANCE MADE journeys (1960)

PARIAH PLANET (1961)

OPERATION TERROR (1962)

TALENTS, integrated (1962)

THE HATE affliction (1963)

MURRAY LEINSTER: a particular BIBLIOGRAPHY

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