A Cornerstone of Early British Sci-Fi

It arrived in the wee hours of the morning. Had an express train derailed? Were the Germans bombing the British countryside again? The truth was beyond Professor Toddleben's wildest dreams . . .

The professor's quaint estate of Applewood had unceremoniously become home to an extraterrestrial visitor. Saurus, an iguana-like creature borne Earthward from the stars, hatches from a leathery shell and demonstrates both a superlative mind and telepathic abilities. Professor Toddleben and his assistants learn to communicate with him-and from there the plot only thickens!

Recognized as the first work to use science-fiction to comment on the philosophical state of man and his creations, Phillpott's 1938 novel offers a penetrating look into humanity-and a message that continues to resonate with science-fiction lovers everywhere.

Genre: Science Fiction

Used availability for Eden Phillpotts's Saurus

Hardback Editions

May 1976 : USA Hardback
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Title: Saurus (Classics of Science Fiction)
Author(s): Eden Phillpotts
ISBN: 0-88355-358-9 / 978-0-88355-358-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hyperion Pr
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Paperback Editions

1976 : USA Paperback
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Title: Saurus
Author(s): Eden Phillpotts
ISBN: 0-88355-461-5 / 978-0-88355-461-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hyperion Press
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Kindle Editions

August 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Saurus (Prologue Science Fiction)
Author(s): Eden Phillpotts
Publisher: Prologue Books
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