3. A selection of van Vogt novels

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  • "Cosmic Encounter" (1980) by A. E. van Vogt

    by A. E. van Vogt

    In 1704 the English nobleman-turned-pirate Nathan Fletcher is en route to a planned assault on a British merchant ship in the Caribbean when one of the men spots a very strange unidentified object falling from the sky on the horizon. This turns out to be a disabled spaceship from the 83rd (...)

  • "The Universe Maker" (1953) by A. E. van Vogt

    by A. E. van Vogt

    We are in 1953 and Lieutenant Morton Cargill is on leave from the Korean War when he stumbles into a young woman who is also leaving the dive he has been binge-leavng in. The next thing he knows is that he’s running away from a car crash that the young acquaintance hasn’t survived. However, when (...)

  • "The Mind Cage" (1957) by A. E. van Vogt

    by A. E. van Vogt

    A brilliant scientist has been condemned to death for suggesting that the collectivist social system of the government that’s on the verge of taking over control of the entire world needs to be seriously called into question, and when his close friend comes to deliver the verdict to him he (...)

  • "The Mixed Men" novel (1952) by A. E. van Vogt

    by A. E. van Vogt

    The inhabitants of the 70 inhabited planets of the Fifty Suns civilisation in the Greater Magellanic Cloud galaxy are up against a gigantic invading warship from Earth bent on finding them out and integrating them into their empire that rules the Milky Way galaxy.
    Based on somewhat modified (...)