Skylark (Smith)

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 123 ratings

The Skylark of Space Summary

Brilliant government scientist Richard Seaton discovers a remarkable faster-than-light fuel that will power his interstellar spaceship, The Skylark. His ruthless rival, Marc DuQuesne, and the sinister World Steel Corporation will do anything to get their hands on the fuel. They kidnap Seaton's fiancée and friends, unleashing a furious pursuit and igniting a burning desire for revenge that will propel The Skylark across the galaxy and back.
©1946 E. E. "Doc" Smith (P)2007 Books in Motion
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  • Book 1

    • The Skylark of Space

    • Skylark Series #1
    • By: E. E. "Doc" Smith
    • Narrated by: Reed McColm
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Brilliant government scientist Richard Seaton discovers a remarkable faster-than-light fuel that will power his interstellar spaceship, The Skylark. His ruthless rival, Marc DuQuesne, and the sinister World Steel Corporation will do anything to get their hands on the fuel. They kidnap Seaton's fiancée and friends, unleashing a furious pursuit and igniting a burning desire for revenge that will propel The Skylark across the galaxy and back.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • skylark of pspace review

    • By William on 19-08-10

    Regular price: £16.49

    • The Skylark of Space

    • A Pulp-Lit Classic Edition
    • By: E.E. "Doc" Smith, Lee Hawkins Garby
    • Narrated by: Finn J.D. John
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    In a fortuitous laboratory accident, crack scientist Richard Seaton has unlocked the secret of atomic energy. Now, partnered with his wealthy engineering-genius friend Martin Crane, he's preparing to give the world the gift of limitless, virtually free energy - and of space travel. But others want Seaton's secret for themselves.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classic

    • By Colin Gow on 14-12-16

    Regular price: £19.39

  • Book 2

    • Skylark Three

    • Skylark Series #2
    • By: E. E. "Doc" Smith
    • Narrated by: Reed McColm
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    In this exhilarating sequel to The Skylark of Space, momentous danger again stalks genius inventor and interplanetary adventurer Dr. Richard Seaton. Seaton's allies on the planet Kondal are suffering devastating attacks by the forces of the Third Planet. Even worse, the menacing and contemptuous Fenachrones are threatening to conquer the galaxy and wipe out all who oppose them.

    Regular price: £19.09

  • Book 3

    • Skylark of Valeron

    • Skylark Series #3
    • By: E. E. "Doc" Smith
    • Narrated by: Reed McColm
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Our hero families are in deep space when they are attacked by the intellectuals. In order to survive the attack they rotate into the 4th dimension and are captured. They must make it back to 3space and find their way home. Unfortunately they find themselves hopelessly lost but are able to save another race and make their way home!

    Regular price: £21.69

  • Book 4

    • Skylark DuQuesne

    • Skylark Series #4
    • By: E. E. "Doc" Smith
    • Narrated by: Reed McColm
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Dick Seaton and Marc DuQuensne are the deadliest enemies in the universe. Their feud has blazed among the stars and changed the history of a thousand planets. But now a threat from outside the galaxy drives them into a dangerous alliance as hordes of strange races drive to a collision with mankind.

    Regular price: £21.69