The Atom Clock

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The Atom Clock
Atom clock.jpg
Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Cornel Lengyel
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction play
Publisher Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback and Paperback)
Pages 66 pp
OCLC 2617068

The Atom Clock is a science fiction play by Cornel Lengyel. It was published in 1951 by Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc. in an edition of 1,000 copies of which 250 were hardcover. The play received the Maxwell Anderson Award in 1950.

Plot introduction[edit]

The play concerns a worker who rebels against military control of atomic energy.


  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 270. 
  • Tuck, Donald H. (1974). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 271. ISBN 0-911682-20-1.