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  • Bibliography:
    180 Books (10 Series)
  • First Book:
    January 1953
  • Latest Book:
    November 2022
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Full Series List in Order

Anson Guthrie

1 - Harvest of Stars (Jul-1994)
2 - The Stars Are Also Fire (1994)
3 - Harvest the Fire (1995)
4 - The Fleet of Stars (Mar-1997)

Dominic Flandry

1 - We Claim These Stars // A Handful of Stars (1959)
2 - Earthman, Go Home // A Plague of Masters (1960)
3 - Mayday Orbit // A Message in Secret (1961)
4 - Let the Spaceman Beware // The Night Face (1963)
5 - Agent of the Terran Empire (1965)
6 - Flandry of Terra (Feb-1985)
7 - Ensign Flandry (1966)
8 - The Rebel Worlds (1969)
9 - Circus of Hells (1970)
10 - The Day of Their Return (1974)
11 - A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows (1975)
12 - A Stone in Heaven (Oct-1979)
13 - The Long Night (May-1983)
14 - The Game of Empire (1985)

Future at War

2 - The Spear of Mars (Jul-1988)

Last Viking

1 - The Golden Horn ()
2 - Road of the Sea Horse (Jun-1980)
3 - Sign of the Raven ()

New America

Grassy Knoll (Oct-1985)
New America (Jun-1987)

Psychotechnic League

1 - Star Ways (Apr-2007)
2 - Snows of Ganymede ()
3 - Virgin Planet (1959)
4 - Cold Victory (Mar-1982)
5 - Starship (Jul-1982)

Related Books

1 - Operation Chaos (1971)
2 - Operation Luna (1999)

The Technic Civilization Saga

1 - The Van Rijn Method (Sep-2008)
2 - David Falkayn: Star Trader (Jan-2009)
3 - The Rise of the Terran Empire (Jun-2009)
5 - Captain Flandry: Defender of the Terran Empire (Feb-2010)
6 - Sir Dominic Flandry: The Last Knight of Terra (Dec-2010)
7 - Captain Flandry (Nov-2011)

Time Patrol

1 - Guardians of Time (Mar-1988)
2 - Time Patrolman (Oct-1983)
3 - The Year of the Ransom (May-1988)
4 - The Shield of Time (Aug-1990)

Trader Van Rijn

1 - War of the Wing-Men // The Man Who Counts (1958)
2 - Trader to the Stars (1964)
3 - Trouble Twisters (1966)
4 - Satan's World (1969)
5 - Mirkheim (1977)
6 - The Earth Book of Stormgate (1978)

Multi-Author Series List

Conan

17 - Conan the Rebel (Jul-1980)

Book List in Order: 180 titles



  • Transported to a medieval realm of magic and myth, a World War II resistance fighter undertakes a perilous quest in this classic fantasy adventure. Holger Carlsen is a rational man of science. A Danish engineer working with the Resistance to defeat t...



  • This acclaimed fantasy classic of men, elves, and gods is at once breathtakingly exciting and heartbreakingly tragic.

    Published the same year as The Fellowship of the Ring, Poul Anderson’s novel The Broken Sword draws on simi...



  • Collecting tales of Roman glory and decadence written by science fiction authors, this melding of past and future themes includes stories by Poul Anderson, Gordon R. Dickson, David Drake, and Robert E. Howard...




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    Four explorers from different backgrounds are marooned in space—and must unite to escape their floating prison—in this novel by a Nebula Award winner. In the twenty-third century, when humankind has spread itself throughout the cosmos, wi...



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    For 300 Years The Planet of Women Awaited The Coming of Man. Then One Arrives... He is Davis Bertram a space-explorer. But how can he convince them he really is a man? Their legends have built men into gods. Trying to be worthy of the Coming, t...





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    Baen Books, 1991. Stated first Baen Book printing, August, 1991. (ISBN 0-671-72074-0) Near fine tight copy, near fine wrappers. "Everyone know that Poul Anderson is one of the best: they're wrong - he's better!" - Jerry Pournelle. Invaders from space...







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    HIGH TECH WAR -- AND HOW TO AVOID IT The answer is simple: you would have peace? Then prepare for war. This wisdom is as old as armies. Yet after a few generations, the peace that was paid for with soldiers' blood comes to seem the normal thing, t...



  • Space explorers returning to an unrecognizable Earth after five millennia away find themselves caught up in a deadly political power game on a planet racing toward intergalactic war Five thousand years have passed since the interstellar spacecraft Ex...



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    Ace Books, mass market paperback. One of three or four printings issued between 1978 and 1981 with the same Michael Whelan cover art. Variant title of "Let the Spaceman Beware!" (1963). Science fiction adventure novel. "The color, smell,, taste of an...



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    DEEP SPACE and HIGH TIME TURNING POINT: That morning they invented the wheel; in the afternoon, the sailing ship; now night was falling and they looked up to the beckoning stars... EPILOGUE: Mankind and Earth meet again, at the Billion-year Re...




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    HARD TO BELIEVE THAT THE BLOOD OF CONQUERORS ONCE FLOWED IN THE VEINS OF THE MEN OF TERRA ... "It pleased Ruethen of the Long Hand to give a feast and ball at the Crystal Moon for his enemies. He knew they must come. Pride of race had slipped from...



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    A young man from the twentieth century is recruited to fight in a war that rages throughout time in this classic science fiction adventure from a multiple Hugo and Nebula Award–winning master. College student, ex-marine, and martial artist Malc...



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    INTRODUCING ...DOMINIC FLANDRY Before he's through he'll have saved worlds and become the confidante of emperors. But for now he's seventeen years old, as fresh and brash a sprig of the nobility as you would care to know The only thing as damp as....









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    A ROGUE PLANET.. ...frozen for a billion years by the cold of interstellar space, now boiling with titanic energies. Mysterious beings had kidnapped David Falkhayn, the celebrated explorer of new worlds. Why were they trying to prevent him, at all c...



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    A interstellar soldier/spy/adventurer at a remote outpost of the Terran (human) empire seeks personal fortune and military advantage over the alien Merseian empire. The main character Dominic Flandry embarks on a excursion to scout out a planet for m...



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    "...ZERO!" A ship seeding the stars collides with a star struggling to be born ... and a handful of scientists and lovers who are seeking immortality find that even survival is rare in the interstellar depths!...



  • In a war waged against Black Magic, the fact that Steve is a werewolf and his wife is a highly-skilled witch is not unusual. But their adventures prove very unusual, even for their world, when they are given the task of neutralizing an enemy's ultima...



  • Skip Wayburn, an itinerant artist working his way through the byworld subculture, teams up with Dr. Yvonne Canter in order to communicate with the alien ship that has been orbiting the Earth for three years. Reprint....



  • MAROONED! An experiment in the future gone awry ... and Duncan Reid, American architect of the 20th century, came out of unconsciousness to find himself hopelessly marooned in the far distant past. Bound to him were three of the strangest human...







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    A time traveler stumbles upon a horrific plot to alter the future in this adventure from “one of science fiction’s most revered writers” (USA Today). Born with a strange genetic mutation, Jack Havig can travel backward and forward in time at wi...




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  • When the two star-faring races from which they are descended enter into war against each other, the two species who share the planet Avalon--one of humans, the other of winged creatures--must make enemies of friends. Reprint....



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    While the new Terran Commissioner will do whatever is necessary to preserve the Empire, Ivar, a fugitive sought by both the Empire and Terra's alien rivals, becomes a potent symbol to those who would resist Imperial rule. Reissue....



  • Suppose every event in history had at least two causes and led to and from a separate universe in space and time. There would be an infinity of alternate worlds. Imagine a world in which every word Shakespeare was literally true. A world in whi...



  • Signet, 1969. Mass market paperback, One of several printings. Paperback original collection of stories. Includes: "Brake" [Psychotechnic League] (1957); "Day of Burning" [David Falkayn] (1967); " The Sensitive Man" [Psychotechnic League] (1954); "Th...



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    Collection of 9 stories with an introduction by the author. Contents: Stories by Poul Anderson (except as noted): Wings of Victory; The Long Remembering; Peek! I See You!; Murphy's Hall, by Karen Anderson and Poul Anderson; The Pirate; Goat Song (Win...



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    Raconteur, bon vivant, troubleshooter for the decaying Terran Empire, Dominic Falndry doesn't crave further danger in the service of galactic unity.

    But duty calls, so it's back to the spaceways for the most elegant Special Agent is a hundred ...






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  • Every thousand years Fire Time came to Ishtar...a time when the giant red sun Anu approached, scorching the planet and driving the barbarian hordes from the north. For once Larreka, commander of the Legions of the Gathering in the south, hoped tha...



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    A star explodes. And a billion years later, a galaxy explodes in war. When the heavy metal ruin of Mirkheim is discovered at the edge of Known Space, the gigantic planet becomes the center of a war that is fought in all the far reaches of Earth's daz...



  • Computer engineer Lou Christopher's life falls apart when the World Government decrees that the project he is working on is too dangerous to continue. Thus, he and thousands of other scientists and their families are sentenced to permanent exile from...



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    One of the great modern works of the imagination, this book tells of the trader van. Rijn and the adventurer Falkayne; it rounds and completes the future history of the Polesotechnic League that spans four thousand years of Earth's interstellar empir...



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    Ace Books, mass market paperback. One of three or four printings issued between 1978 and 1981 with the same Michael Whelan cover art. Variant title of "Let the Spaceman Beware!" (1963). Science fiction adventure novel. "The color, smell,, taste of an...



  • Ace, 1978. Mass market paperback. Cover: Michael Whelan, 2nd Ace printing (follows 1967 printing). New introduction by the author. Originally published in 1966, in Analog, as 'The Ancient Gods.' A spaceship crashes on an Earth-like planet in the thro...



  • There was Joachim, captain of the Nomad star ship Peregrine, and ruler of the Peregrine clan. There were also all the ship's officers and crew and their entire families. Bound to no world, the better part of their lives spent on the great ships, the ...



  • DAW Books, 1975. Paperback, one of several printings. Includes essays by Roger Elwood. Sandra Miesel, and Patrick McGuire, plus these stories: Tomorrow's Children (1947, written with F. N. Waldrop); Epilogue (1962); The Longest Voyage (1960); Journey...



  • An intergalactic privateer resolves to rescue a human space colony taken captive by alien aggressors An outpost located at the edge of the galaxy, New Europe has been overrun by the Aleriona, a hostile alien race that resents humanity’s incursion i...






  • There is us. There are the Others. And through the shimmering gates they left for us, there are stars beyond stars: universes to be discovered on a voyage more awesome, an adventure more incredible, than anything humankind has ever dared to dream be...





  • HOW THEY LOVED AND HOW THEY DIED In the waning years of the Middle Ages, before Christendom had completely scoured the world of magic, both Faery and Man lived on Europe's shores. This is the story of those last days: of the halfling children of t...



  • FLANDRY IS BACK THIS IS THE CULMINATION OF THE GREATEST ADVENTURE SERIES IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION WITH A STONE IN HEAVEN POUL ANDERSON HAS BROUGHT THE CAREER OF DOMINIC FLANDRY FULL CYCLE. FROM THE BEGINNING FLANDRY HAS PIECE BY PIECE...



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    WAS THE DEMONIC ENTITY WHO RULED THE ISLAND TRULY SATANIC, OR MERELY A MALEVOLENT ALIEN? On an isolated island, seven people with a desperate need for money play a game conceived by an intelligence of perfect evil. The rules are simple: each playe...



  • The giant Norse warrior-king Harald Hardrede strives to forge a mighty empire by conquering the North in the second volume of the epic Last Viking Trilogy He is a savior to the hordes of loyal Norsemen who would gladly give their lives battling at hi...



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    THE MIGHTY BARBARIAN AND A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN WARRIOR ON THE ROAD TO BLOODY CONQUEST! The cries of slaves fill the land of Stygia. A defeated people, they are held in woeful bondage by cruel taskmasters and the power of the evil reptile god Khemi. But ...





  • This classic from science fiction’s Golden Age envisions a primitive future where only the forbidden technology of the past can save an endangered tribe from violent extinction Five centuries into the future, America is no longer what it used to be...










  • THE PSYCHOTECHNIC INSTITUTE Born in the radioactive ashes of World War Three the Institute for Applied Psychodynamics had guided Planet Earth to a period of plenty that for the first time fulfilled Science's promise. But it is the central irony of...




  • Thousands of years from now, after a new Ice Age has reduced our world to frozen ruins, new civilizations and cultures arise from the Ice. But as the people of tomorrow slowly uncover the lost technology of the past, they also rediscover war, conques...



  • Thousands of years from now, after a new Ice Age has reduced our world to frozen ruins, new civilizations and cultures arise from the Ice. But as the people of tomorrow slowly uncover the lost technology of the past, they also rediscover war, conques...







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  • Earth had changed since the days when her proud space fleets spanned the void of Space. Now her people were packed and packaged tight on Earth, their freedoms exchanged for a promise of stability by a multi-armed autocratic government. Then one small...



  • In a thrilling collection of hard science fiction stories, a master of speculative fiction envisions a volatile future when Earth’s colonies throughout the galaxy attempt to break free from home-world rule On a spaceship rocketing toward the st...



  • This collection of seven intriguing and illuminating episodes, ranging from the era of dinosaurs to the space age, explores the reaction of the human race to the stresses of conflict and high technology...



  • Saunders got up and ran, crouching low, weaving back and forth. A shot wailed past his ear. He spun around, the pistol in his hand, and snapped a return shot. There were men in black uniforms coming out of the jet. He fired again and felt a savage jo...



  • After nuclear weapons ravaged the Earth, only Skyholm, a huge solar-powered station floating above Europe, remains in possession of high technology. But as Skyholm is seized by a religious faction, a young noble escapes to the ground below and joins ...




  • As humankind begins to explore the blackness of far space, their earthbound minds obscure the deepest secrets of the dreaming worlds encountered, but to those brave enough to remain open-minded, those secrets are unmasked...




  • From the multiple Hugo and Nebula Award–winning author: “A panoramic story of what happens to a world gone super intelligent” (Astounding Science Fiction).
     
    With “wonderfully logical detail . .&#...



  • The stories included in The Gods Laughed are: "The Martyr" (1960) Desperate for knowledge, men capture representatives of an alien race. What they find out is different than they expected to learn... "Night Piece" (1961) A man doing research into E...



  • The benevolent, paternalistic World State regarded the freedom-minded Jeffersonians as a minor embarrassment whose violent elimination would cause more disruption than their demise would merit. So both sides were happy when the chance came for volunt...





  • The only survivors of an annihilated human race must find one another somewhere in the cosmos and unite to destroy the alien aggressors who obliterated the Earth in this classic science fiction adventure After a three-year mission, the American stars...










  • Continuing from Orbit Unlimited, New America is the next chapter in the story of the planet Rustum, where the Constitutionalists continue their mission to build a more perfect nation Civilization on Rustum has come a long way since its early days, wh...







  • Winner of the British Fantasy Award: The ancient legend of the Danish Viking king is retold in a tale of vengeance, battles, magic, and monsters. In the court of the Anglo-Saxon king, a visiting storyteller regales the assembled nobles with the enthr...







  • A New York Times Notable Book and Hugo and Nebula Award Finalist: This epic chronicle of ten immortals over the course of history “succeeds admirably” (The New York Times).   The immortals are ten individuals born in antiquity from various ...



  • The creative geniuses of 21st-century America have made a computer breakthrough--the simulation of thinking, feeling personalities from history, from Socrates to Genghis Khan--and the results are startling...



  • Manse Everard is a man with a mission. As an Unattached Agent of the Time Patrol, he's to go anyplace --and anytime!--where humanity's transcendent future is threatened by the alteration of the past. This is Manse's profession, and his burden: for ho...



  • First you scream, and then you leap.... When humans and kzinti met, the kzinti introduced themselves with a scream-and-leap of joyous anticipation. But--surprise!--the monkey boys and girls of Planet Earth not only fought back but won! How, how coul...



  • LARRY NIVEN'S KNOWN SPACE IS AFLAME WITH WAR! Once upon a time, in the very earliest days of interplanetary exploration, an unarmed human vessel was set upon by a warship from the planet Kzin -- home of the fiercest warriors in Known Space. This w...





  • THE GUARDIANS OF TIME Forget minor hazards such as the H-Bomb. The discovery of time travel means that everything we know, anyone we know, might not only vanish, but never even have existed. Against that possibility stand the men and women of the ...



  • After twenty years of travel, the first ships bearing humans arrive in the Murasaki system, where they encounter the inhabitants of Murasaki's two mysterious worlds and where they unravel the mysteries of an alien ecosystem...



  • A collection of fantasy tales by the author of The Broken Sword and A Midsummer Tempest stars gods and warriors and features the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning "The Queen of Air and Darkness." Original....



  • The bestselling author of such classic novels as Brain Wave and The Boat of a Million Years, Poul Anderson won just about every award the science fiction and fantasy field has to offer. He has won multiple Hugos and Nebulas, the John W. Campbell Awar...





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    Humans and their genetically altered descendants struggle to find their place in a universe controlled by a benevolent artificial intelligence in this brilliant classic of future speculation On a far-future Earth, a linked system of artificial intell...



  • To save Earth from the crushing grip of totalitarianism, Kyra Davis journeys from the planet's rebel enclaves to the decadence of a lunar colony to a new world threatened by a dying star as she seeks to rescue the leader of Earth's last refuge of fre...



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    In the far future, a conspiracy emerges against a powerful AI in a novel that “spellbindingly demonstrates the complex rivalry between human and machine” (Booklist).   Many centuries in the future, no great destiny for humankind exists on Ea...



  • A rich, varied collection of quintessential science fiction stories, essays and adventures, by one of science fiction's finest authors, is accompaned by extensive notes on the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author and his work. Reprint....



  • In Fleet of Stars, Poul Anderson brings pack the wildly colorful Anson Guthrie, his iconoclastic hero from Harvest of Stars. The staid, somber people of Earth are not only dependent on technology, they are all but ruled by machine intelligence. Suspe...



  • The story of the great King Hadding is one of the darkest and most violent to come down to us from the old North. Hadding was raised by giants far from his rightful throne, as his father, a Danish king, was slain shortly after Hadding's birth. But th...





  • When evidence of an advanced civilization is discovered by SETT astronomers, an expedition into the far reaches of the galaxy is planned and an eclectic team of scientists is chosen to make the trip. But because the origin of the alien signals is tho...




  • Poul Anderson, recently the winner of the Nebula's Grandmaster Award for lifetime achievement, returns to the world of his acclaimed novel Operation Chaos with the tale of one family's mission to the moon. Ginny Greylock and Steven Matuchek are p...



  • Artificial intelligence has been developed to a point where human intelligence can be uploaded into a computer, achieving a sort of hybrid immortality. Astronaut Christian Brannock welcomes this technology, technology that will make it possible for h...



  • Blending characters historical and mythological, science fiction and fantasy grandmaster Poul Anderson has crafted a novel of magic, mystery and the might of ancient nations to rival Marian Zimmer Bradley's The Mists of Avalon.

    In the tenth ce...



  • More than just a collection of some of Poul Anderson's most acclaimed works, Going for Infinity is both a celebration and a memoir of Anderson's distinguished sixty-year career in science fiction and fantasy. Alongside several Hugo and Nebula Award-w...



  • On the uncharted planet Jonna lies the archaeological find of a lifetime. An immense artifact left behind by the mysterious race known as the Forerunners, who predate all the known cultures in the seafaring galaxy and had long vanished before any ...




  • For seven decades, L. Sprague de Camp was a giant in both science fiction and fantasy, renowned for his fast-moving action-adventure tales with a strong humorous element. Now, Hugo-winner and best-selling author Harry Turtledove has gathered together...



  • From the aftermath of World War III to a world inherited by robots, where humans are unwelcome . . . from a handful of human survivors on a starship desperately searching for other ships carrying survivors of the destruction of the entire Earth by an...



  • There was Joachim, captain of the Nomad star ship Peregrine, and ruler of the Peregrine clan. There were also all the ship’s officers and crew and their entire families. Bound to no world, the better part of their lives spent on the great ships, ...



  • Poul Anderson was one of the most popular authors in SF. Born in 1921, he began his career in the Golden Age of SF in the 1950s, and was a regular contributor to Astounding SF magazine (later Analog SF) edited by John W. Campbell. His work encompa...



  • Fleet Captain Joshua Coffin leads a cast of characters fleeing an unforgiving and unyielding Earth, to settle a colony around a far-away star. But just as they are reaching 'the point of no return,' they receive a short message from Earth indicating ...



  • When the human race spread out among the stars, they took the profit motive with them, and none exemplified that fact better than Nicholas Van Rijn, interstellar trader and capitalist extraordinaire. He might look like Falstaff and talk in a steady s...



  • The Polesotechnic League of star traders was prospering, and Nicholas Van Rijn, its most flamboyant member, was prospering most of all. But not all League members played fair when trading, nor did some of the non-human races of the galaxy object to d...



  • Call Me Joe is a collection of short Science Fiction of Poul Anderson. Published in a high-quality hard cover edition. This volume includes some of his best short works, including "Time Patrol", "Haiku", "The Man Who Came Early", "Turning Point", "Th...



  • Three stories by Science Fiction Grand Master, Poul Anderson. EARTHMAN BEWARE! What if you were an alien child orphaned on earth. You look human enough to masquerade as human, but what if your mind was vastly different? Different in more ways than yo...



  • Nicholas van Rijn, the most flamboyant member of the Polesotechnic League of star traders, could see dark times ahead. Fellow league members were using tactics verging on outright piracy, and others were all too eager to sell starships and high-tech ...



  • After mutiny gives control of their starship to an enemy faction, the former crew can never return to Earth. Landing on the planet Novaya, they encounter hostile aliens mining rare minerals. Captured and imprisoned, three crew members uncover the tru...



  • No longer a brash, young ensign, Captain Dominic Flandry has risen in rank, but now appreciates fully that the Terran empire is old and tired, wanting to be left in peace. But the enemies it has made and the competing empire of Merseia will give it n...



  • Now was Eben Holbrook’s chance to play hero -- and win his lady love.Eben Holbrook was not much of a spaceman; he was just a simple nucleonics engineer, not even close to being a scientist. Yet a rare burst of inspiration on his part was what saved...



  • Dominic Flandry is the central character in the second half of Poul Anderson's "Technic History" series. He first appeared in 1951. The space opera series is set in the thirty-first century, during the waning days of the Terran Empire. Flandry is a d...



  • Dominic Flandry is the Terran Naval Intelligence equivalent to James Bond. Dashing and debonair, he is deadly both to human women and his enemies. His foes are remarkable for their skill in manipulating people, but Flandry is matching them wit for wi...



  • This is the third book in a multi-volume series will include the very best of the short works by Poul Anderson, including all of his Hugo and Nebula nominated and winning short stories.
    This volume includes three of Anderson's Hugo and Nebula awar...



  • Countless stories have been written about this first meeting, this first established contact between aliens and human beings. Who are they? Where are they from? What do they look like? And more importantly, will they come in peace or war? This unique...




  • The effect of the Change was actually rather small - but great enough to make foxes open locked doors, turn a moron into a super-moron, and give Earth a galaxy while its own system fell to pieces under it! A masterful tale by none other than the grea...



  • A KNIGHT WITHOUT ARMOR IN A SAVAGE GALAXY Captain Dominic Flandry has been knighted for his many services to the Terran Empire--an Empire which is old, jaded, and corrupt, as Flandry well knows. And while that Sir before his name may be an added att...



  • A classic Campbell-edited novelette from the Fifties, with the original cover and all four interior drawings by Kelly Freas. “Call Me Joe” is Poul Anderson at his best, with the planetary science working neatly in the background to support a grip...



  • Conspiracy seems to be as much a part of our times as it was in the times of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. Hence it finds frequent reflection in all branches of fiction, including science fiction. Yet, as in life, something new has been added, t...



  • Two novels and four novellas collected for the first time in volume five of multiple Hugo- and Nebula-award-winning Poul Anderson’s Technic Civilization science fiction adventure epic. In the twilight of the Terran Empire, one secret agent stands r...



  • A terrorist attack on a church in Cape Town kills twenty people. Jannie de Villiers, a well-known liver transplant surgeon avoids death, but is seriously wounded. Two weeks later while recovering at home, Jannie de Villiers is mysteriously murdered. ...



  • Armchair Fiction presents extra large editions of classic science fiction double novels. The first novel is tale of Earth in the far-off future, “Swordsman of Lost Terra” by science fiction great, Poul Anderson. It was thought to have been a plan...



  • Julith clasped the star-man’s arm with one hand, while her other arm gripped his waist. The generator in Jorun’s skull responded to his will . . . they rose quietly and went slowly seaward . . . ....



  • Armchair Fiction presents extra large editions of classic science fiction double novels. The first novel is “Sargasso of Lost Starships” by one of the most heralded sci-fi authors of all time, Poul Anderson. The Terrans wanted Basil Donovan for a...



  • Armchair Fiction features the best in classic science fiction short story collections. "Masters of Science Fiction, Vol. Nine” features the works of an author who is truly heralded as one of the greatest science fiction authors of all time, Poul An...



  • Bold and ruthless, he was famed throughout the System as a big-game hunter. From the firedrakes of Mercury to the ice-crawlers of Pluto, he'd slain them all. But his trophy-room lacked one item; and now Riordan swore he'd bag the forbidden game that ...



  • The way we feel about another person, or about objects, is often bound up in associations that have no direct connection with the person or object at all. Often, what we call a "change of heart" comes about sheerly from a change in the many associati...



  • Poul Anderson (1926 �" 2001) was an American science fiction author who began his career during one of the Golden Ages of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century. Anderson also authored several works of fantasy, his...



  • Anderson is probably best known for adventure stories in which larger-than-life characters succeed gleefully or fail heroically. His characters were nonetheless thoughtful, often introspective, and well developed. His plot lines frequently involved t...



  • A spaceship engineer held captive by would-be revolutionaries plots a daring escape in a rocket constructed of odds and ends and powered by beer in this hilarious romp from a master of golden-age speculative fiction The last thing the crew of the Mer...



  • Meet Trygve Yamamura -- judo expert, Samurai sword connoisseur, and private detective. He is a triple threat to San Francisco crime. These combined skills enable him to keep his own head attached while finding out who removed someone else's with an h...



  • How rarely science-fiction writers succeed in creating a wholly alien culture may be judged from any adequate study of an earthly culture of a time or place which does not form part of our direct heritage. S.F's aliens may have pseudopods or supersde...



  • In this gripping sci-fi novella from award-winning writer Poul Anderson, the galaxy has been taken over by a regime known as Valgolia, whose brutality and ruthlessness is known far and wide. A man named Conru sacrifices everything to aid the uprising...



  • FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF PULP SCIENCE FICTION. From the Golden Age of pulp Science Fiction magazines come nine stories written by legendary author Poul Anderson. These tales come from Anderson’s early years and show the detail and richness of charact...



  • A hayseed Martian among big-planet slickers . . . of course he would get into trouble. But that was nothing compared to the trouble he would be in if he did not get into trouble!...





  • Poul Anderson is one of the most celebrated authors of science fiction and fantasy. He combines elements of both genres in the three novellas presented here, which have never been collected in one book before. Heroic science fantasy at its best!WITCH...



  • Three short novels by science fiction legends--Poul Anderson, Gordon R. Dickson, Robert Silverberg--all inspired by the same theme: What kind of world might exist where the basis of faith is replaced by certain knowledge? What if God proved He exists...



  • Admiralty: The Collected Short Works of Poul Anderson (volume 4) continues the series of presenting the best of his fantasy and science fiction stories published over a writing career of 50 years. It includes “Admiralty”, a story in the f...



  • Heroic tales of sword-swinging adventure can sometimes be found in unlikely places—such as the pages of Golden Age science fiction magazines! Rather than being set in the dim past or a fantastic dream-world, the stories in this collection take...



  • Door to Anywhere is the fifth of a multivolume compendium of Poul Anderson's best works from a writing career that spans over 50 years. This volume contains stories about Manse Everard and Wanda Tamberly, Dominic Flandry, the Hokas, Nicholas van Rijn...



  • A Bicycle Built for Brew: The Collected Short Works of Poul Anderson (volume 6) continues the series of presenting the best of his fantasy and science fiction stories published over a writing career of 50 years. It includes 5 short novels and 3 novel...



  • All his life, Rikard had defied the warlords of Coper City, but even the stoutest outlaw could be outnumbered. Now Rayth offered him freedom for the death of the Chief Engineer. It seemed simple enough—until Rikard began to learn the History o...



  • PLANET OF THE GOLDEN HORDE: The squad's eyes registered the girl's blaster even as their chief spoke. Someone yelled. Bourtai fired into the thick of them. Ionic lightning crashed. Captain Sir Dominic Flandry dropped. A bolt sizzled where he had ...



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    The Man Who Meant To Kill A Martian

    The night whispered the message. Over the many miles of loneliness it was borne, carried on the wind, rustled by the half-sentient lichens and the dwarfed trees, murmured from one to another of the little ...



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    100 B.C. The Cimbrian hordes galloped across the dawn of history and clashed in screaming battle against the mighty Roman legions. Eodan, son of Chief Boierek, has been on the war campaign for many years. The Cimbrain army has become a hungry homeles...



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    The complete trilogy in one volume: An epic saga by an award-winning author about the daring life of the fierce Norse warrior-king Harald Hardrede. Harald Hardrede, last and greatest of the Norse kings, matures from an uncrowned young man hungry for ...



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    Acclaimed sci-fi scribe Poul Anderson was the rare talent who combined a thorough grasp of technology with keen insight into psychological and political motivations. The novella "Industrial Revolution" is a seamless amalgamation of both of th...



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    This 425-page, vintage compilation of dark sci-fi and fantasy from 1932 to 1957 is perfectly formatted with a Table of Contents and beautiful illustrations. It includes:1. Burning Bridge by Poul Anderson2. The Day of the Boomer Dukes by Frederik Pohl...



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    The epic saga of Norway’s greatest hero concludes as the legendary Viking conqueror-king Harald Hardrede pursues his dreams of empire to the shores of England Young Norseman Harald Hardrede eagerly followed the hand of destiny around the world, lea...




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    Jupiter- where no human could live-- but where men had strange allies... and stranger enemies! Ganymede-where human settlers lay helpless under the guns of a spaceship directed by a madman! Earth-freed from a planet-wide tyranny, but facing total des...



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    It's been said that there are many and strange shadows, memories surviving from dim pasts, in this fantastic universe of ours. Here the great Poul Anderson turned to a legend from the Northern countries, countries where even today the pagan past s...


Award-Winning Books by Poul Anderson

Genesis
2001 John W. Campbell Memorial Award -- Novel
The Queen of Air and Darkness
1972 Hugo Award -- Novella
1972 Locus Award -- Short Story
1972 Nebula Award -- Novelette


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Poul Anderson has published 180 books.

Poul Anderson does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Dominic Flandry, Vol. 2, was published in November 2022.

The first book by Poul Anderson, Three Hearts and Three Lions, was published in January 1953.

Yes. Poul Anderson has 10 series.