Four from Planet 5
Four from Planet 5 is a science fiction novel by Murray Leinster. It was released in 1959 by Fawcett Publications under their Gold Medal Books imprint reference number S937. The novel details the arrival of a spaceship carrying four seemingly human children from an advanced civilisation close to a US scientific research base in Antarctica and the events that subsequently unfold. This story appeared in the September 1959 edition of Amazing Science Fiction under the title Long Ago Far Away.
|Cover artist||Paul Lehr|
|Genre||Science fiction novel|
|Media type||Print (Paperback)|
Soames is an underpaid researcher based at the Gissel Bay research station in Antarctica and is secretly in love with a visiting reporter, Gail Haynes. They and US W.A.C. Captain Moggs set out to investigate the arrival and crash landing of what appears to be a spaceship. Events soon unfold as the US government's attempts to hush up the alien landing are frustrated by the press.
- Paul Lehr Cover at ISFDB
- Four from Planet 5 title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
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