Lords of Creation

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Lords of Creation
Lords of creation.jpg
Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Eando Binder
Cover artist S. Levin
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction novel
Publisher Prime Press
Publication date
1949
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 232 pp
ISBN NA
OCLC 2562158

Lords of Creation is a science fiction novel by author Eando Binder (combined pseudonym for brothers, Earl and Otto Binder). It was first published in book form in 1949 by Prime Press in an edition of 2,112 copies, of which 112 were signed, numbered and slipcased. The novel was originally serialized in six parts in the magazine Argosy beginning September 23, 1939.

Plot summary[edit]

Homer Ellory awakes in the year 5000 AD after sleeping for 3,000 years and discovers the earth in a state of barbarism. He befriends the people of North America who have been conquered by the Antarkans. Ellory leads a revolt and is captured by the Antarkans. Imprisoned in the Antarkan city of Lillamra and under sentence of death, the Lady Ermaine falls in love with him and enables his escape. He returns to North America where he leads a second revolt. After the surrender of Antarka, he is proclaimed the leader of the Earth's peoples.

Publication history[edit]

  • 1939, USA, Argosy, Pub date 23 September 1939, magazine serialization in six parts
  • 1949, USA, Prime Press OCLC 2562158, Pub date 1949, Hardback
  • 1958, Germany, Utopia-Grossband, Pub date 1958, Hardback, as Antarkta
  • 1969, USA, Belmont OCLC 5635914, Pub date 1969, Paperback

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