Monday, 27 February 2012

THE SKYLARK OF SPACE

Granada paperback, 1979. Cover illustration by Chris Foss.

"FROM EARTH TO THE BLACK DEPTHS OF OUTER SPACE... 
Scientist Richard Seaton had discovered the secret of the complete release of ultimate energy. And his discovery gave him the key to the exploration of the Universe in all its cosmic immensity. But Seaton's arch-rival, the Powerful, unscrupulous DuQuesne, was determined to gain control of this awesome secret too. With his cold intelligence and the backing of a giant industrial combine, DuQuesne was an opponent to be reckoned with. The climax came in deep space, when Seaton, Duquesne and three others - two of them women - were marooned, countless light-years from Earth, with only one chance in a million of ever returning..."
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