The Giants From Outer Space

Published: 1954
Language: English
Wordcount: 25,909 / 82 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.1
LoC Category: PS
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Grim terror lurked in the void many light years from Earth. But Pinkham and his men were unaware of it—until suddenly they discovered—The Giants From Outer Space

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--a tiny box which could be set to change any of nine thousand spoken languages into any one of the others--"and at that time my people had lost the secrets of space travel for approximately four thousand years, this means that I have been reclining on a planetoid here for at least 4,100 years. The probability is that it has been much longer. Unfortunately my time recorder has long since become inoperative."

He extended one of his four rib appendages and picked up a piece of carrot. "Naturally I was in a cataleptic state," he went on. "As you may know, in my race that means that all body processes are suspended in toto. There is no growth and no decay. Moth and rust do not corrupt, you might put it."

Pink frowned momentarily. There was a false note somewhere, but he couldn't put his finger on it. He tried to remember all he could about the dying race of Martians. What Ynohp was saying was correct, as nearly as he could recall, but ... he shrugged. My God! he thought, this critter's over

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2013.10.10
Henry L. Ratliff
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(1954) Sci-fi (Space Travel) / Adventure / Ancient Myths


From 'Imagination' May 1954.


R: *****


Plot bullets


  • A survival suit is found millions of miles from Earth in a asteroid belt.

  • It has a girl in it.

  • Another suit is found. It has a Martian inside.

  • One suit has a legitimate survivor.

  • The other a being that can become a Giant.

  • And there are more giants who want a way back to Earth. After all, that is where they came from, originally.



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