As The Dragon Lensman opens, the Boskonian conspiracy seems to have been vanquished with its defeat at the great Battle of Klovia, and the. All about The Dragon Lensman by David A. Kyle. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Publication: The Dragon Lensman Publication Record # ; Author: David A . Kyle; Date: ; ISBN: [].

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He really had an imagination. I enjoy the Lensman Series because of the awesome scifi imagination from a writer from before the current computer era. Gillian Bass rated it did not like it Aug 02, Edit to localize lensmqn to your language. February Learn how and when to remove this template message.

For other uses, see Lensman disambiguation. No trivia or quizzes yet. Swap 6 have, 2 want. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising.

The first of these was designed by Philip N. Nov 24, Timothy James rated it it was ok. Soon it becomes clear lensmqn Civilization will need every bit of that knowledge, and more besides, to face the enemies that are now revealing themselves. Gary Maffioli rated it really liked it Feb 08, Google Books — Loading Lensman series Novel series Science fiction book series Lists of fictional planets Space opera novels Novels adapted into comics American novels adapted into films. Keith Hemenway rated it it was amazing May 18, Using the Lens as a means to test deagon qualities and identify individuals able to help him, Virgil Samms dragno races and species in other star systems, recruiting the best of them and forming the nucleus of a Galactic Patrol.

On the other were the Eddorians, embodiments of crushing rdagon and unthinking obedience who had woven together a vast web of tyrannies called the Boskone, through which they plotted the enslavement of all life.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ellern to continue the Lensman series, which led to the publishing of “Moon Prospector” inNew Lensman which contained “Moon Prospector” in and Triplanetary Agent in It adds an additional short novel originally published with the Triplanetary name which is transitional to the novel First Lensman.


The Eddorians, a dictatorial, power-hungry race, come into our universe from an alien space-time continuum after observing that our galaxy and a sister galaxy the Second Galaxy are passing through each other. This exact book is not the one I have, but I have a copy of the paperback set from the first time I read them in the ‘s.

The complete series in internal sequence with original publication dates is as follows. I shan’t repeat it; it is not my story. Dec 14, John rated it it was ok Shelves: Originally, the series consisted of the four novels Galactic PatrolGray LensmanSecond Stage Lensmenand Children of the Lenspublished between and in the magazine Astounding Stories.

Stephen Robert Collins rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Refresh and try again. Archived from the original on February 24, Since Smith’s death, there have been several attempts to continue dragoj of his series.

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lenmsan Archived from the original on January 13, All Red Jacket Press titles are available direct from the publisher through Pathway Book Service, our fulfillment company. The underlying assumption for this series, based on theories of stellar evolution extant at the time of the books’ writing, is that planets form only rarely, and therefore our First and Second Galaxies, with their many billions of planets, are unique.

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The Lens draagon its wearer a variety of mental capabilities, including those needed to enforce the law on alien planets, and to bridge the communication gap between different life-forms. This review covers all three of the books the other two being Lensman from Rigel a David Kyle, a friend of E. The story is certainly imaginative, and depends on more than a passing familarity with Smith’s stories. Jeff Wallace rated it it was amazing Nov 21, IN this case friend and author David A Kyle was given drgon to by the Smith estate to start this trilogy.


They discover they can merge their minds to effectively form one mental entity called the Unit. Soon it becomes clear that Civilization will need every bit of that knowledge, and more besides, to face the enemies that are now revealing themselves. Draogn yes we have an author who was not only friends with the late Doc Smith but also was familiar and a fan of his work.

First Lensman was written in to act as a link between Triplanetary and Galactic Patrol and finally, in the years up toSmith revised the rest of the series to remove inconsistencies between the original Lensman chronology and Triplanetary. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

No current Talk conversations about this book. I will probably read the other two books in this series by David A Kyle, should I get the opportunity, if only to complete the series and make sure I haven”t missed anything, but I can’t recomend this book to anyone apart from the most ardent and tolerant of Lensman fans.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Initially, Eternity Lensman comics consisted almost entirely of adaptations of the Lensman TV episodes.

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The Dragon Lensman by David A. Sadly though in attempting to match the style of Smith the writing seemed to me to be forced and lack authenticity. They also concentrate on lesser characters than Smith’s hero Kinnison; these are the other three “Second Stage” llensman, and in this case the reptilian Worsel of Velantia.

Basically, several crises occur simultaneously, which gives them the appearance of being connected. CD Audiobook 0 editions.