Kemlo and Krillie, together with Krillie's sister Krinsetta, set out for a visit to S Belt in Kemlo's
space scooter. They are attacked by three boys from S Belt, who kidnap Krinsetta. Kemlo
gives chase, and both his and the other craft are forced down, off course, on to the
Zones of Silence, part of a large area known as the Dead World where the slightest
whisper is magnified into a roar . . .|
The inhabitants of the Zones have no audible form of speech, but use instead a highly developed system of thought transference. These creatures are friendly, but too friendly: they attempt to drug the minds of visitors with thought impulses compelling them to stay on the Zones. Kemlo is able to resist this powerful impulse, but . . .
Hardback with dustwrapper; blue boards with black blocking; logos on spine and front board; 136x193mm; 201 pages; illustrated by R J Jobson; colour frontispiece and six black and white line illustrations in the text; cover not credited but presumably by Jobson; cover price 5/- net.
Nelson Junior 1960:
Paperback edition; cover price 2/6.
Stabenfeldt Forlag, Norway, 1955:|
Published as Kemlo og den tause sone
Small hardback edition with pictorial card boards; artwork not credited but based on the original artwork;
130x182 mm; 140 pages; six black and white text illustrations by R J Jobson;
translation by Victor Prestholm.
De Sleutel, Holland, 1957
Published as Kemlo, eilanden der stilte; 185 pages.
Ediciones Cedro, Barcelona, 1958:
Paperback edition as Zonas di Silencio. Kemlo; 167pp; illustrated by RJ Jobson; 5x11 inches.
B Wahlström, Sweden, 1959:
Published as Kemlo vilse i rymden; 186 pages.