Empire of the Atom

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New English Library, 1975 - Life on other planets - 155 pages
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Review: Empire of the Atom (The Mutant Mage #1)

User Review  - Roddy Williams - Goodreads

An interesting fix-up here which is loosely or partly based on Robert Graves' 'I, Claudius', and has been assembled from five stories ("A Son Is Born" (May 1946), "Child of the Gods" (Aug 1946), "Hand ... Read full review

Review: Empire of the Atom (The Mutant Mage #1)

User Review  - ET Ellison - Goodreads

Ah, Nostalgia, Goddess of Tilted Memories. I blame her for the fact that I re-read Empire of the Atom about once a decade. As another (probably wiser) reviewer said, part of why I do so is to try to ... Read full review

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About the author (1975)

A. E. Van Vogt, one of the most influential figures from the golden age of science fiction, was born on April 26, 1912 in Manitoba, Canada. During the Depression, he worked as a farm hand, truck driver, and statistical clerk. During World War II, Van Vogt worked briefly for the Department of National Defense. In the 1950s, Van Vogt became involved with L. Ron Hubbard's Dianetics program. Van Vogt wrote numerous science fiction short stories and novels. His notable novels include Slan, The Weapons Makers and The House That Stood Still.

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