Author: James White
Original language: English
Major Operation is a 1971 science fiction book by author James White and is the third volume in the Sector General series. The book collects together a series of five short stories, all of which were originally published in
“Invader” — A series of clumsy accidents at the hospital lead Conway to suspect an alien presence.
“Vertigo” (1968) — a spinning ship (from the planet later nicknamed ‘Meatball’) is ‘rescued’ and brought to the hospital.
“Blood Brother” (1969) — Meatball’s natural doctors are discovered.
“Meatball” (1966) — Additional investigation reveals more about Meatball’s doctors.
“Major Operation” (1971) — A gigantic patient on Meatball fights medical treatment.