Well-known author Bova’s first science fiction title, long out of print since its original edition, returns with an introductory essay by the. The author performed extensive stellar mapmaking and astronomical studies while writing the book. This research sets the stage for an interstellar war for control. Results 1 – 27 of 27 The Star Conquerors by Ben Bova and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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A Grand Tour Collection. Geoffrey Knowland, whose father, Heath, runs the whole Earth defense effort, is authorized to coqnuerors what’s left of the fleet and go on the offensive. This ancient and superior culture, which has mechanically provoked the various ages of man, realizing that they are decadent and in decline, is intent upon subjugating the “Humanoids”.

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They begin to hav This science fiction novel is about an interstellar war between the Terran Confederation and the much larger star empire of the Masters. We appreciate your feedback. A YA sci-fi novel that’s now a half-century old.

Things are not going well for the Terrans.

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The Star Conquerors

But it is a book I read long ago when I was maybe Goran Boskovic rated it liked it Mar 30, The City of the Sun. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Paradox of the Sets. This one is quite good.


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One of my all time favorites! The title should be at least 4 characters long. Quotes from The Star Conquerors. Liz rated it liked it Jul 21, Other books in the series. Blood of the Cosmos.

The Star Conquerors (The Others, #1) by Ben Bova

I first met Geoffrey Knowland in the last hours of the Siege of Scandia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It was there that he met Arthur R. This is one of the thirty-five juvenile novels that comprise the Winston Science Fiction set, which novels were published in the s for a readership of teen-aged boys.

The Massacre of Mankind. No Honor in Death. The Next Logical Step. Take Back the Sky. The reader gets to ride along with the offensive assault to save the cconquerors and freedom in fact the lives in the human civilizations.

A Choice of Treasons. Bova has drawn on these meetings and experiences to create fact and fiction writings rich with references to spaceflight, lasers, artificial hearts, nanotechnology, environmentalism, fencing and martial arts, photography and artists. I’ve always wanted to read The Star Conquerors and couldn’t because it was so expensive to get a copy, but it was just released in an ebook edition from ReAnimus Press boa Shocked, the Council agrees to the Knowland Plan and also to an attack by a Terran Expeditionary Force into enemy space to knock the Saurians off balance.


Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Science Fiction Archive 6. He would later divorce Rosa in Chris Boughton rated it liked it Apr 18, A million years ago, mankind had spread out among the stars, with colonies on a number of planets. Scott Reed rated it it was amazing Oct 30, The Best of Bova.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Tales of the Grand Tour. Please review your cart. But it’s not the Bova I’ve been reading the last few years. To Save The Sun. The Saurian troops of the Masters had struck deep into the Terran Confederation, bypassing several planetary systems at the frontier to attack Scandia. Bova is the author of over a hundred and fifteen books, non-fiction as well as science fiction.

Bryan rated it really liked it Dec 30, A resident of one of these societies, Alan Brakerman his actual alien name is nearly unpronounceableescapes from a Masters-ruled planet, and joins the Terran forces. Orion and King Arthur. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jaybush rated it bfn was amazing Jul 27, He’s written so many I feel it will be a long time before I move to another author. It was a good story, and seemed very much like a blueprint for Star Trek boav perhaps Roddenberry liked a lot.