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Just the thing to satisfy a craving for innocent, completely straightforward vintage space opera. Villains and heroes snarl and declaim (respectively) as if they had just stepped out of a Victorian melodrama, every planet in the solar system is populated by some colourful exotic race or other, huge space fleets are incinerated with futuristic gadgets, Earth and the heroine's honour are saved more or less simultaneously, etc., etc. Meek gets a rough ride from critics these days, but anything that ...more
Whether you believe it or not, Giants existed in Earth. There is a brilliant archaeological cover up which makes us hard to believe this fact. Anyways this book portrays what happened when Sons of Earth were fed up with the Sons of God because of their ill manners and selfish triumphs. Worth reading
Sterner St. Paul Meek was a US military chemist, early science fiction author, and children's author. He published much of his work first as Capt. S.P. Meek, then, briefly, as Major S.P. Meek and, after 1933, as Col. S.P. Meek. He also published one story as Sterner St. Paul.More about S.P. Meek...