Gordon R. Dickson


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    Science Fiction

    Jan-2014

    Quarantine...Ever since Earth's first starship crept out on sublight drive a hundred years ago and was met by an emissary of the Galactic Federation, man has lived as a prisoner in the solar system. The Federation decreed that unless man could demons...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-2013

    There had to be a reason why that isolated human colony had been able to survive mankind's implacable enemies. But nobody had been able to get to the quaintly named Dunroamin to find out. If they had a secret defense, it could be the answer to a hund...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-2013

    In "The Final Encyclopedia" the human race is split into three Splinter cultures: the Friendlies, fanatic in their faith; the truth-seeking Exotics; and the warrior Dorsai. But now humanity is threatened by the power-hungry Others, whose triumph woul...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2013

    Pacifism will always be a powerful moral force, even - perhaps especially - to the Dorsai. For those of this planet of warriors born and bred are not as other men; once a Dorsai s heart is given he holds nothing back, and does not count the cost. Eve...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2013

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    Science Fiction

    May-2013

    What is the next step in man's evolution and will we recognize it when it arrives? Art sighed. He had long ago come to the conclusion that since the two billion other people in the world could not very well all be out of step at the same time, it was...

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    General Fiction

    May-2013

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-2013

    One day Kil Bruner was a solid Class A engineer in a society of World Police and citizen Files, jet-set migrants and status-ranking Stability keys. But the Police ordered Kil to forget about his missing wife Ellen - and that was a mistake. Because Ki...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2011

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    Space Opera

    Mar-2007

    Dorsai -

    Gordon R. Dicksons Childe Cycle of novels depicting the future of the human race has been one of the grand epics of science fiction. At the time of his death in 2001, Dickson was writing Antagonist, the tale of Bleys Ahrens turn toward darkness. Now ...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-2003

    DANGER HUMAN The Universe is not a nice neighborhood, and the neighbors may be downright hostile--but you can't keep a good human down! A master of science fiction adventure looks at what happens when powerful aliens meet puny humans, with results...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-2003

    A Nebula Award-winning Author During an action on the third planet from Arcturus, soldier Cal Truent woke up in the hospital with a sixteen-hour hole in his memory. No one knows what it is that Cal has forgotten, but his superiors can't take the cha...

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-2002

    With most of the world wrapped in a hypnotic deep sleep, Rafe Harald arrives from the moon to find a friend and is shadowed by agents of the failing world government and a mysterious figure known as the Old Man. Reprint....

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    Fantasy

    Dec-2000

    Dragon Knight -

    Jim Eckert, the Dragon Knight, must now confront the three disasters that lie in wait for any visitor to the English Middle Ages: war, plague, and Plantagenets. The plague is caused by a covert invasion of shape-changing goblins with plague-tipped...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-2000

    HUMANS OR HEMNOIDS: AN UNBEARABLE CHOICE! Planet Dilbia is in a crucial location for both humans and their adversaries, the Hemnoids. Therefore making friends with the Dilbians and establishing a human presence there is of the utmost importance,...

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    Fantasy

    Aug-1999

    Dragon Knight -

    In this latest of Gordon R. Dickson's immensely popular adventures of Jim Eckert, the 20th-century mathematician who has come to live in a medieval age where magic works and Jim himself can become a dragon at will, Gordon R. Dickson draws on the rich...

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    Fantasy

    Aug-1997

    Dragon Knight -

    As a young mathematician, Jim Eckert was transported to a parallel medieval world where he found he had the ability to transform himself into a large but none-too-bright dragon named Gorbash. Jim Eckert's daring exploits have earned him a title Baron...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1996

    The Childe Cycle, also known as the Dorsai series, is Gordon R. Dickson's future history of humankind and its ultimate destiny. Now one of its central novels return to print in a two-volume corrected edition. In "The Final Encyclopedia" the human rac...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1996

    The Childe Cycle, also known as the Dorsai series, is Gordon R. Dickson's future history of humankind and its ultimate destiny. Now one of its central novels return to print in a two-volume corrected edition.In The Final Encyclopedia the human race i...

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    Fantasy

    Jan-1996

    Dragon Knight -

    Gordon R. Dickson continues his acclaimed saga of a 20th-century American transformed into a Dragon Knight and transported into a fantastic medieval adventure The Dragon Knight's journey to the Holy Land is supposed to be a simple quest...but pirate...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-1995

    Earth has been contacted by galactic civilization, and Tom and his wife, Lucy, seem to be the perfect candidates to tour the galaxy as Earth's representatives and learn the ways of the galaxy, but on their performance hinges Earth's relations with ot...

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    Fantasy

    Dec-1994

    Dragon Knight -

    'Tis the season for treachery: The Earl of Somerset is throwing a lavish Christmas feast, a revel above all others to celebrate the holiday. But the Dark Powers have chosen this joyous time to launch a massive offensive. An army of land-hungry trolls...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1994

    Bleys Ahrens is now a political power on the planet Association, home of the Friendlies. His people--his Others, not Dorsai or Friendly or Exotic, but hybrids--are in place on all the new worlds, and are ready to take his message to the greater human...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1993

    Harriers - 2

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1993

    Stranded on the Quarantined World of Quebahr, the first high-school students selected to leave Earth for study in the Galactic Federation must overcome their lack of training and learn to adapt and survive. Reprint....

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-1993

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-1993

    What do you do when you're being misunderstood by an alien race whose weapons are meaner than yours? There's a time for diplomacy... and a time when good old human cunning is the only alternative....

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    Fantasy

    Dec-1992

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    Fantasy

    Nov-1992

    Dragon Knight - 4

    Gordon R. Dickson continues his thrilling saga--the tale of a twentieth-century American transformed into a Dragon Knight and transported into a fantastic medieval adventure! Serpent or dragon--which is the stronger? Raised from the deep and ready...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1992

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    Fantasy

    Apr-1992

    Dragon Knight - 3

    Gordon R. Dickson returns to one of his most beloved creations--a fantastic medieval world in which a twentieth-century American is transformed into a knight... and a dragon. In THE DRAGON ON THE BORDER, Sir James, the Dragon Knight, faces his mos...

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    Science Fiction

    1992

    The Frontier Rebellion has long been won, thanks in part to the efforts of Culihan O'Rourke, the best hijacker the Rebels ever had. When he is greeted upon his return to Earth with beatings, torture, and interrogation, Cully learns the hard way of th...

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-1992

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-1991

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1991

    Earth is but a memory...the real action these days is in The Magnicate, a league of all the human worlds in the galaxy. At the center of The Magnicate is the Hub, a huge artificial world from which control of Human Space flows. The Hub governmet is i...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1991

    War and Honor - 1

    Earth is but a memory...the real action these days is in The Magnicate, a league of all the human worlds in the galaxy. At the center of the Magnicate is the Hub, a huge artificial world from which control of Human Space flows. The Hub government is ...

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    Space Opera

    Mar-1991

    Dorsai - 6

    YOUNG BLEYS is the newest volume in Gordon R. Dickson's masterpiece, "The Childe Cycle," a future history that has been thrilling readers for more than three decades. By the workings of chance Bleys Ahrens was born the genetic equal of Hal Mayne, ...

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    Space Opera

    1991

    Dorsai - 1

    Life on Earth is good. Disease is checked, hunger ended, and war and suffering abolished, with liberty and justice and a high standard of living for all. But Paul Formain, a strangely gifted young engineer, doesn't believe a word of it. So he comes t...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-1990

    Dragon Knight - 2

    Sir James Eckert, now Baron de Bois de Malencontri et Riveroak, woke one morning with the odd sensation that something was wrong... and it was. During the night he had been transformed back into the shape of a dragon. Now Jim must embark on a new ...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1990

    After the collapse of civilization, when the social fabric of America has come apart in bloody rags, when every man's hand is raised against another, and only the strong survive. "Jeebee" Walther was a scientist, a student of human behavior, who saw ...

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    Space Opera

    May-1989

    Dorsai - 9

    Only one thing could lure Hal Mayne away from his research aboard the Final Encyclopedia. It was the shattering news of the Younger Worlds' oncoming defeat--an inevitable triumph for the cross-cultural hybrids known as the Others. To save Earth's ...

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    Space Opera

    Feb-1989

    Combat Command - 8

    You are Miew Ohanlon, active-duty officer of the elite corps known as the Dorsai. Young and inexperienced, you are about to take on your first assignment - a raw, violent challenge that will make or break your career in the finest military force in t...

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    Fantasy

    1989

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-1988

    Bill Waltham has a sneaking suspicion that a few important details were purposely withheld from him when he receives his assignment to the planet Dilbia. At first, the project - to teach the planet's bear-like inhabitants basic agricultural skills - ...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-1988

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1988

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1988

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1988

    Everything has a beginning, a time of innocence when the world is newborn and no false steps have yet been made. When no good fight has yet been lost, and no good cause turned bad. Here in the latest in Baen's series of thematic collections are stori...

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    Science Fiction

    May-1988

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-1988

    When the Sea-Born cadets walk out of space academy in protest, the stage is set for the long impending clash between the sea and land. Can these two races co-operate, or will they destroy each other first?...

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    Science Fiction

    Feb-1988

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    Space Opera

    1988

    Dorsai - 5

    SOLDIER OF SPACE. HERO OF DESTINY Throughout the Fourteen Worlds of humanity, no race is as feared and respected as the Dorsai. The ultimate warriors, they are known for their deadly rages, unbreakable honor, and fierce independence. No man rules ...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1987

    Combining action, adventure, and emotion the author pits humans against insurmountable aliens, bitter weather on frontier planets, and their own fears to depict man's heroism in the struggle for survival...

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    Fantasy

    Jun-1987

    Dragon Knight - 1

    Jim Eckert was a dragon. He hadn't planned it that way, but that's what happened when he set out to rescue his betrothed. Following her through an erratic astral-projection machine, Jim suddenly found himself in a cockeyed world -- locked in the bod...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-1987

    "Imagine an Earth totally dominated by an alien race. Imagine that humans and their technology are completely powerless against these invaders. Imagine a world in which people are nothing more than cattle to their new masters... "Now imagine that ...

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    Science Fiction

    May-1987

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1987

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    Science Fiction

    Feb-1987

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    Science Fiction

    1987

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1986

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1986

    The ancient starship La Chasse Gallerie is found drifting perilously in space. Despite heavy damage from alien Laagi warships, incredibly the ship is still intact and the voice of its pilot, Raoul Penard, comes through loud and clear. But Penard died...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1986

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1986

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-1986

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-1986

    One day Kil Bruner was a solid Class A engineer in a society of World Police and citizen Files, jet-set migrants and status-ranking Stability keys. But the Police ordered Kil to forget about his missing wife Ellen - and that was a mistake. Because K...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1985

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    Fantasy

    Nov-1985

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-1985

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-1985

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-1985

    With most of the world wrapped in a hypnotic deep sleep, Rafe Harald arrives from the moon to find a friend and is shadowed by agents of the failing world government and a mysterious figure known as the Old Man. Reprint....

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    Science Fiction

    May-1985

    A classic of science fiction from SFlegend Gordon R. Dickson, winner of three Hugo awards, a Nebula award, and an inductee into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. Whenthe first expedition from Earth reaches Alpha Centurai III, it makes a starlingdisco...

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    Science Fiction

    1985

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    in There Will Be War, Vol. VI: Guns of Darkness

    Science Fiction

    1985

    ECHO THROUGH THE LAND... From the gray gunsmoke mists of a far-off alien realm to a violent valley of sinister shadows and frightfully bloody death, from an evil planet haunted by generals of the past and the soldiers who served them to a brutal t...

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    in There Will Be War, Vol. VI: Warrior

    Science Fiction

    1985

    WARRIOR! spans the length and depths of interstellar space, breaching the farthest reaches of infinity. From the deepest heart of the starkest black hole to the dazzling chaos of starry inception man endlessly replays the tireless scenarios of war. F...

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    Space Opera

    Oct-1984

    Dorsai - 7

    The Childe Cycle, also known as the Dorsai series, is Gordon R. Dickson's future history of humankind and its ultimate destiny. Now one of its central novels return to print in a two-volume corrected edition.In The Final Encyclopedia the human race i...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1984

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    Fantasy

    Feb-1984

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    Science Fiction

    Feb-1984

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1983

    The Ruml were highly intelligent creatures. They had an elaborate civilisation, advanced technology and a strict moral social code - moral according to their values They had already over-run six worlds, exterminated the native life and colonised the ...

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-1983

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1982

    Jens Wylie would never leave Earth, but his heart was with the brave men and women of the first Mars Expedition, enchanted by the siren song of the stars. As U.S. Undersecretary of Space, he thought he could share some small part of that bold advent...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1982

    The World was quiet and that was bad, for it was the quiet not of peace but of stagnation. Strife was ended but so was progress, growth, human striving - except in the hidden laboratories and redoubts of the underground members of Humanity. They da...

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    Science Fiction

    Feb-1981

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    Space Opera

    Aug-1980

    Dorsai - 3

    Pacifism will always be a powerful moral force, even -- perhaps especially -- to the Dorsai. For those of this planet of warriors born and bred are not as other men; once a Dorsai's heart is given he holds nothing back, and does not count the cost. E...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1980

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    General Fiction

    1980

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-1980

    Who are the "Masters" of Everon? Masters of Everon, announces the brass plate on the door of the original Everon colonists' corporate headquarters. But somehow Everon resisted all their efforts; it was as if the planet itself fought against human ...

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    Space Opera

    Sep-1979

    Dorsai -

    The Childe Cycle is the lifework of one of science fiction's greatest practitioners, Gordon R. Dickson. The centerpiece of that lifework is the planet Dorsai and its people. Here, for the first time, in a special, profusely illustrated edition, is a...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-1977

    RIDERS ON THE TIME STORM The time storm had devastated the Earth, and all but a small fraction of humankind has vanished. In the rubble of the world, three survivors had formed an unlikely trio: Marc Despard, determined to find a way to stop the t...

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    General Fiction

    1976

    Castaways between the stars...Trapped in the confines of their fragile lifeship, a tiny band of aliens and humans faces the awesome challenge of survival after the mysterious explosion of a giant spaceship.Giles Steel, a member of Earth's master race...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1975

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    General Fiction

    1974

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1974

    Several hundred years ago a band of explorers were marooned on Planet Earth.  Alas, the Little People are not strong on gadgetry, and they have had to while away the centuries of their youth, living for the day when they could get off this god forsa...

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    General Fiction

    May-1973

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    in Astounding

    Science Fiction

    1973

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    Science Fiction

    1972

    FORMULA FOR REVENGE Take one high-spirited little boy. Kill his family before his eyes. Allow him to escape. Give him time to grow up. You're in trouble....

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    Space Opera

    1971

    Dorsai - 2

    One man, one world, against all comers. It's obvious that Cletus Graeme--limping, mild-mannered, scholarly--doesn't belong on a battlefield. He's published three books on strategy and tactics, and is working on his fourth: doubtless a worthy pursu...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1970

    Annihilating everything before it, a horde of monstrous space travellers were advancing through the stars. And Earth lay in their route. To defend their home planets, the worlds that lay in the path of the monsters created a super defence force, aski...

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    Space Opera

    1964

    Dorsai - 4

    On the sixteen colonized worlds, mankind had changed, evolved into something that was slightly more than human...and slightly less. Men of War on the Dorsai worlds, men of Faith on the Friendly Worlds of Harmony and Association, men of Science, the E...

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    Space Opera

    Dorsai - 8

    The Childe Cycle, also known as the Dorsai series, is Gordon R. Dickson's future history of humankind and its ultimate destiny. Now one of its central novels return to print in a two-volume corrected edition.In The Final Encyclopedia the human race i...

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    Science Fiction

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    Science Fiction

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