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Children of the Lens

(1954)
(The sixth book in the Lensman series)
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Children of the Lens is the sixth and concluding volume of the six classic Lensman books, long recognized as the greatest space opera ever written. Twenty years have passed since the events portrayed in Second Stage Lensman. To Kimball Kinnison and his wife Clarrissa have been born five children Kit, the eldest, and two sets of twin sisters. These are the 'Children of the Lens' the offspring of uncounted generations of selected matings. The most capable, the most brilliant minds in the universe. Their job is the conclusion of the Boskonian war, and how they accomplish this end and gain ultimate victory makes up the greater part of the book.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Hardback Editions

September 1972 : UK Hardback
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Title: Children of the Lens (Lensman series/E. E. Doc Smith)
Author(s): E E "Doc" Smith
ISBN: 0-491-00563-6 / 978-0-491-00563-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: W.H. Allen / Virgin Books
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Paperback Editions

April 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Children of the Lens (Golden Age Masterworks)
Author(s): E E 'Doc' Smith
ISBN: 1-4732-2473-X / 978-1-4732-2473-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gateway
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November 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: Children of the Lens (The Lensman Series, Book 6)
Author(s): Edward E Smith
ISBN: 1-882968-14-X / 978-1-882968-14-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Old Earth Books
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May 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Children of the Lens - E.E 'Doc' Smith (Lensman Series)
Author(s): E E Smith
ISBN: 1-899884-21-1 / 978-1-899884-21-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ripping Publishing
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June 1987 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Children of the Lens (Lensman Series, No 6)
Author(s): E E Smith
ISBN: 0-425-10034-0 / 978-0-425-10034-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley Pub Group
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July 1982 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Children Of The Lens (Lensman Series #6)
Author(s): Edward E ("Doc") Smith
ISBN: 0-425-05462-4 / 978-0-425-05462-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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1977 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Children of the Lens (Lensman Series No. 6)
Author(s): E E Smith
ISBN: 0-515-04612-4 / 978-0-515-04612-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove Books
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June 1976 : USA Paperback
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Title: Children of the Lens
Author(s): Edward E Smith
ISBN: 0-515-05326-0 / 978-0-515-05326-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pyramid Publications
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August 1973 : UK Paperback
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Title: Children of the Lens (Lensman series)
Author(s): E E "Doc" Smith
ISBN: 0-586-03847-7 / 978-0-586-03847-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Grafton
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1973 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Children of the Lens (Lensman Series, Book 6)
Author(s): Edward E Smith
ISBN: 0-515-03251-4 / 978-0-515-03251-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pyramid Books
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Audio Editions

August 2007 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Children of the Lens: Lensman Series, Book 6
Author(s): E E 'Doc' Smith
Publisher: Books in Motion
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Kindle Editions

November 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Children of the Lens
Author(s): Edward E Smith
Publisher: Reading Essentials
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May 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Children of the Lens (Golden Age Masterworks)
Author(s): E E 'Doc' Smith
Publisher: Gateway
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August 2014 : USA, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Children of the Lens (The Lensman Series Book 6)
Author(s): E E "Doc" Smith
Publisher: One Earth Books
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