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The Secret Of The Ninth Planet

The Secret Of The Ninth Planet by Donald Wollheim
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An alien race has put a station on Earth and other planets in order to steal the rays of the sun, possible causing the sun to nova within two years. Burl Denning, a high school student, is the only person who has the power to stop the alien project. Can he and the crew of the experimental space ship Magellan act in time to save the earth?

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The Secret of the Ninth Planet

A Science Fiction Novel

By Donald A. Wollheim

Jacket design by James Heugh

[Transcriber note: Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.]

Cecile Matschat, Editor Carl Carmer, Consulting Editor

THE JOHN C. WINSTON COMPANY Philadelphia Toronto

Copyright, 1959 By Donald A. Wollheim


Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 59 5328

Manufactured in the United States of America

For Three denizens of this minor planet: Eleanor, Bill, and of course Janet.


The Mysterious Ninth World

1. Special Delivery by Guided Missile

2. The Valley of Stolen Sunlight

3. The Secret of A G 17

4. The Hidden Skyport

5. Up the Rope of Space

6. Sunward Ho!

7. Hot Spot on Mercury

8. The Veil of Venus

9. The Ocean Primeval

10. The Dying Planet

11. Martians Don't Care

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 2 reviews)

Reviewer: - March 26, 2015
Subject: Secret of the Ninth Planet
A really great space opera. I thoroughly enjoyed this and Kilner did a very good job of reading. I recommend this book.
Reviewer: - April 4, 2014
Subject: Secret of the Ninth Planet
A good story well read by Richard Kilmer.

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