Islands in the Sky by Arthur C. Clarke (used)
Islands in the Sky is a science fiction novel from 1952 written by Arthur C. Clarke. It’s one of the prolific sci-fi writer’s first writings and one of thirty-five juvenile novels he wrote.
The book tells the story of a teenager named Roy who wins an Aviation Quiz Program and is awarded a two week stay at the ‘Inner Station’ 500 miles from Earth. While there he comes across martians, space pirates, a lost space ship & more. The book was deemed as very detailed and scientifically accurate at the time.
Signet Books, 1952 ed.
7.8'“ x 5.1”
condition: used, excellent, some cracks in spine