A Honeymoon in Space
How perfectly improper! Mrs. Van Stuyler thinks her young charge, Lila, looks more radiantly beautiful than ever. Worse, the girl looks resigned to a fate surely worse than death -- for the two of them have been kidnapped by Lord Redgrave, and are rising toward the stars aboard his amazing ship, the "Astronef!" This remarkable adventure through the marvels and perils of the Solar system was penned at a time when even heavier-than-air voyages had yet to be proven feasible, and shows pioneering British author George Griffith (1857-1906) at his science-fictional best.
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Well what an odd little book this was! A well to do Victorian man abducts a woman aboard his ship and takes her on a tour of the solar system, meeting hostile martians (what a surprise!), kindly ... Read full review