Green Fire (novel)
Dust-jacket from the first edition
|Genre||Science fiction novel|
|Publisher||E. P. Dutton|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
The novel concerns two corporations competing to develop the power of atomic energy. Independent Laboratories is working for the advancement of mankind, and Consolidated Power is working for personal gain. Nature goes berserk, and James Ferguson, the leader of Independent, discovers that Jevic, the Director of Consolidated, has achieved his goal. Nebulae in space are marked with a greenish glow and then are obliterated. MacRobert, who has previously refused offers from either corporation, is placed in charge of Independent. He disposes of Jevic in time to end the destruction.
- 1928, US, E. P. Dutton OCLC 2019311, Pub date 1928, Hardback
- 1952, US, Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc. OCLC 2376255, Pub date 1952, Hardback
Basil Davenport, reviewing the novel for The New York Times, faulted the story's "psychological crudities," but noted that Green Fire was also marked by "some striking concepts, and a duel of powers with real suspense."
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