This eBook edition of "THE GIANT ATOM (Sci-Fi Adventure Novel)" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. "The old quarry was an almost circular hole, a pit fully one hundred feet deep and with hewn walls that rose perpendicularly from the floor of the man-made crater. For a secret workshop the place had been ideally chosen. It lay high up in barren and sparsely wooded foothills in a section too poor to support so much as a rabbit. People rarely came there any more, now that the quarry was closed. There was no inducementnot even for game..." Malcolm Jameson (1891-1945) was an American Golden Age science fiction author whose writing career began when complications of throat cancer limited his activity as a naval officer. Drawing from his experiences of navy and warfare he gave a personal touch to all of his stories.