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Author photo. John Gardner publicity photo at New Directions

John Gardner publicity photo at New Directions

John Gardner (1) [1933–1982]

This page covers the author of Grendel.

For other authors named John Gardner, see the disambiguation page.

John Gardner (1) has been aliased into John C. Gardner.

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Works have been aliased into John C. Gardner.

Grendel 5,239 copies, 98 reviews
The Art of Fiction 1,811 copies, 27 reviews
On Becoming a Novelist 883 copies, 16 reviews
October Light 591 copies, 10 reviews
The Sunlight Dialogues 544 copies, 9 reviews
The Life and Times of Chaucer 520 copies, 7 reviews
On Moral Fiction 434 copies, 9 reviews
Nickel Mountain 401 copies, 7 reviews
Freddy's Book 337 copies, 6 reviews
Mickelsson's Ghosts 316 copies, 3 reviews
The King's Indian 225 copies, 2 reviews
On Writers and Writing 194 copies, 1 review
In the suicide mountains 177 copies, 3 reviews
The Wreckage of Agathon 174 copies, 2 reviews
Jason and Medeia 142 copies
The Resurrection 87 copies, 2 reviews
Stillness and Shadows 51 copies, 1 review
The Poetry of Chaucer 33 copies, 1 review
Poems 4 copies
Frankenstein 3 copies
On Books 1 copy

Works have been aliased into John C. Gardner.

The Epic of Gilgamesh (Translator, some editions) 8,487 copies, 101 reviews
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Translator, some editions) 6,947 copies, 76 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1978 (Contributor) 19 copies
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