THE EMPIRE IN THE AIR
“George Allan England’s rare masterpiece is one of the forgotten prototypes of modern science-fiction.” — Mike Ashley
STRANGE INVADERS FROM ANOTHER WORLD
The startling appearance of a glowing, gaseous sphere in the observatory of a Boston university launches Professor Keene and his colleagues on a race against time to stop a horde of interstellar invaders in this “lost” classic by one of the fathers of science fiction.
1914: ALIEN MARAUDERS INVADE THE EARTH
Strange flying globes — unfathomable aliens from the Fourth Dimension — appear suddenly over major cities, raining destruction and death on defenseless millions! When all hope seems lost, a small team of scientists and airmen— and a daredevil flyer captured by the invaders — rally the planet's primitive air forces for a last, desperate battle to preserve mankind and its civilization.
George Allan England's "The Empire in the Air," a nearly forgotten landmark in science fiction, is now available for the first time in book form — more than 90 years after its initial publication.
George Allan England (1877–1937) was an American writer and explorer, best known for his speculative and science fiction. He attended Harvard University and later in life unsuccessfully ran for Governor of Maine. England was a socialist and many of his works have socialist themes.
George Allan England. Wikipedia.