Skylark (Smith)

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 463 ratings

The Skylark of Space Publisher's 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 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    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
    • Space Operas - Good Story telling!

    • By Madge on 01-27-10

    Regular price: $17.49

    • 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 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    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.

    Regular price: $19.95

  • 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 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • details left out I believe

    • By Wayne on 04-16-16

    Regular price: $20.29

  • 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 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    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!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pure enjoyment.

    • By Deborah on 07-06-15

    Regular price: $22.39

  • 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 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    Dick Seaton and Marc DuQuesne 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow

    • By enrique on 08-03-16

    Regular price: $22.39