Pattern for Conquest
Dust-jacket from the first edition
|Author||George O. Smith|
|Cover artist||Edd Cartier|
|Genre||Science fiction novel|
|Media type||Print (hardback & paperback)|
Pattern for Conquest is a science fiction novel by author George O. Smith. It was published in 1949 by Gnome Press in an edition of 5,000 copies of which 2,000 were bound in paperback for an Armed Forces edition. The novel was originally serialized in the magazine Astounding in 1946.
The novel concerns Earthmen who are overwhelmed by alien invaders, whom they then attempt to conquer from within.
- "Book Reviews", Astounding Science Fiction, February 1951, p.150
- Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 298.
- Tuck, Donald H. (1978). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 400. ISBN 0-911682-22-8.
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