The Forgotten Planet (1954) by Murray Leinster

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The Forgotten Planet (1954) by Murray Leinster

Post  BoG on Tue Jan 20, 2015 2:34 am

Wikipedia wrote:The Forgotten Planet is a science fiction novel by Murray Leinster. It was released in 1954 by Gnome Press in an edition of 5,000 copies. The novel is a fix-up from three short stories, "The Mad Planet" and "The Red Dust", both of which had originally appeared in the magazine Argosy in 1920 and 1921 and "Nightmare Planet" which appeared in Science Fiction Plus in 1953.
Wikipedia wrote:The "forgotten" planet had been seeded for life, first with microbes and later with plants and insects. A third expedition, intended to complete the seeding with animals, never occurred. Over the millennia the insects and plants grew to gigantic sizes. The action of the novel describes the fight for survival by descendants of a crashed spaceship as they battle wolf-sized ants, flies the size of chickens, and gigantic flying wasps.
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