Tag Archives: E.E.”Doc” Smith

Top ten books of 2015

It’s that time of year again. As always, this list is composed of books I read in 2015, not necessarily books that were published in 2015. Indeed, none of the books on this list hit the shelves this year. The … Continue reading

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Final thoughts on Lensman

I have now completed my reading of E.E. “Doc” Smith’s Lensman novels, which I began a couple of months ago. There is another Lensman book, endearingly titled Masters of the Vortex,  which I haven’t read, but it’s a spin-off existing … Continue reading

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My grandfather was an optometrist too

One of the themes of my reading in recent times has been a more deliberate effort to fill in some classic sci-fi gaps. And one of the most classic is E.E. “Doc” Smith’s Lensman series, a pioneering effort in the … Continue reading

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