This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

War of the wing-men by Poul Anderson

War of the wing-men (1958)

by Poul Anderson

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
232None49,816 (2.58)1



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

No reviews
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (3 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Poul Andersonprimary authorall editionscalculated
Achilleos, ChrisCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
To John W. Campbell Jr. with thanks
First words
Grand Admiral Syranaxhyr Urnan, hereditary Commander-in-Chief of the Fleet of Drak'ho, Fisher of the Western Seas, Leader in Sacrifice, and Oracle of the Lodestar, spread his wings and brought them together in an astonished thunderclap.
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
War of the Wing-Men is an amended version of The Man Who Counts (originally published in a magazine). The original version was separately published as The Man Who Counts and also in The Earth Book of Stormgate and then separately as The Earth Book of Stormgate - 2.
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English


Book description
Interstellar Mercahgn Prince one moment, barbarian chattel the next. Marooned half a world and an ovean away from the sole human outpost on a planet whose very water is poisonous to humans; captured by winged barbarians in the midst of a brutal war of extermination, somehow "Old Nick" must scheme, conspire, wrangle and battle his way to survival. How, with the aid of his two companions, he does so is the story of the man who counts
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Popular covers


Average: (2.58)
1 1
2 4
2.5 1
3 6
4 1

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 126,365,917 books! | Top bar: Always visible