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Brian Stableford (1948–2024)

Author of The Empire of Fear

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About the Author

Author Brian M. Stableford was born in Shipley, Yorkshire, U. K. on July 25, 1948. He received an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of York in 1969 and a Ph.D. in sociology in 1979. Before becoming a full-time writer in 1988, he taught sociology at the University of Reading. He show more has published over 100 books, including science fiction and fantasy works, non-fiction, translations, and learned articles. He has written under the pseudonym of Brian Craig as well as under Brian Stableford and Brian M. Stableford. He has received numerous awards for both fiction and non-fiction including the British Science Fiction Award (1995), the Distinguished Scholarship Award of the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts (1987), the J. Lloyd Eaton Award (1987), the Science Fiction Research Association's (SFRA) Pioneer Award (1996), and the SFRA's Pilgrim Award (1999). (Bowker Author Biography) show less

Series

Works by Brian Stableford

The Empire of Fear (1988) 300 copies
Halcyon Drift (1972) 240 copies
Journey to the Center (1982) 219 copies
Rhapsody in Black (1973) — Author — 218 copies
Architects of Emortality (1999) 207 copies
Inherit the Earth (1998) 205 copies
The Fenris Device (1974) 197 copies
The Florians (1976) 189 copies
Critical Threshold (1977) 180 copies
Promised Land (1974) 179 copies
The Werewolves of London (1990) 176 copies
Swan Song (1975) 174 copies
The Paradise Game (1974) 171 copies
The City of the Sun (1978) 156 copies
Wildeblood's empire (1977) — Author — 147 copies
The Cassandra Complex (2001) 140 copies
Optiman (1980) 114 copies
To Challenge Chaos (1972) 106 copies
The Paradox of the Sets (1979) 101 copies
The Fountains of Youth (2000) 100 copies
The Angel of Pain (1991) 98 copies
The Dedalus Book of Decadence (1990) — Editor — 98 copies
Balance of Power (1979) 97 copies
The Mind Riders (1976) — Author — 95 copies
Day of wrath (1971) 92 copies
The Gates of Eden (1983) — Author — 89 copies
The Castaways of Tanagar (1981) — Author — 88 copies
The Days of Glory (1971) 88 copies
Zaragoz (1989) 81 copies
Dark Ararat (2002) 81 copies
The Walking Shadow (1979) 78 copies
The Realms of Tartarus (1977) 76 copies
The Carnival of Destruction (1994) 76 copies
Plague Daemon (1990) 74 copies
Cradle of the Sun / The Wizards of Senchuria (1969) — Author — 74 copies
The Omega Expedition (2002) 72 copies
Serpent's Blood (1995) 69 copies
Storm Warriors (1991) 66 copies
Pawns of Chaos (2001) 56 copies
The Wine of Dreams (2000) 52 copies
Invaders from the Centre (1990) 47 copies
The Face of Heaven (1976) 46 copies
Swan Songs (1990) 45 copies
Salamander's Fire (1996) 43 copies
Seed of the Dreamers / The Blind Worm (1970) — Author — 42 copies
Chimera's Cradle (1997) 39 copies
Cradle of the sun (1969) 33 copies
The Centre Cannot Hold (1990) — Author — 32 copies
Young Blood (1992) 32 copies
Future Man (1984) 29 copies
The Dedalus Book of Femmes Fatales (1992) — Editor; Contributor — 24 copies
Streaking (2006) 22 copies
Man in a Cage (1974) 22 copies
Year Zero (2000) 22 copies
Kiss the Goat (2005) 15 copies
Ghost Dancers (1991) 13 copies
The Cthulhu Encryption (2011) 13 copies
The Blind Worm (1970) 12 copies
Designer Genes (2004) 8 copies
Slumming in Voodooland (1998) 8 copies
Decadence and Symbolism: A Showcase Anthology (2018) — Editor/Introduction/Translator — 8 copies
The Womb of Time (2011) 8 copies
The Vermilion Book of Occult Fiction (2022) — Editor/Translator — 7 copies
The Wayward Muse (2005) 7 copies
The Snuggly Satanicon (2021) — Editor/Introduction/Translator — 6 copies
The Stones of Camelot (2006) 6 copies
Snuggly Sirenicon (2021) — Editor/Introduction/Translator — 6 copies
Complications and Other Stories (2003) — Author — 6 copies
Spirits of the Vasty Deep (2018) 6 copies
The Darkling Wood (2016) 6 copies
Vampires of Atlantis (2016) 5 copies
New Atlantis: Volume 1 (2015) 5 copies
The Devil in Detail (2016) 5 copies
Snuggly Tales of Femmes Fatales (2022) — Editor — 5 copies
The Plurality of Worlds (2013) 5 copies
Curse of the Coral Bride (2005) 5 copies
Snuggly Tales of Hashish and Opium (2020) — Editor/Translator — 5 copies
The Snuggly Satyricon (2020) — Editor/Introduction/Translator — 5 copies
A Vision of Hell (1979) 4 copies
The Insubstantial Pageant (2018) 4 copies
Fables & Fantasies (1996) 4 copies
Snuggly Tales of the Afterlife (2022) — Editor/Translator — 4 copies
Nature's Shift (2011) 3 copies
News from the Moon (2007) 3 copies
A Glimpse of Infinity (2013) 3 copies
The Elusive Shadows (2020) 3 copies
The Quiet Dead (2019) 3 copies
Echoes of Eternity (2016) 3 copies
New Atlantis: Volume 2 (2016) 3 copies
New Atlantis: Volume 4 (2016) 3 copies
Living with the Dead (2019) 3 copies
The Truths of Darkness (2019) 3 copies
New Atlantis: Volume 3 (2016) 3 copies
Further Beyond (2017) 3 copies
The Tree of Life (2007) 3 copies
The Alabaster Book of Occult Fiction (2023) — Editor/Translator — 3 copies
Automata (2020) 3 copies
The Tyranny of the Word (2019) 3 copies
Totentanz 2 copies
Who Mourns a Necromancer? (2000) 2 copies
Burned Out 2 copies
Daah the First Human (2014) 2 copies
The Cthulthu Palimpsest (2023) 2 copies
The Virgin Vampire (2011) 2 copies
The Albigensian Treasure (2017) — Translator — 2 copies
The Enchanter's Mirror (2019) — Adapter/Introduction — 2 copies
The Painter of Spirits (2019) 2 copies
Invisible Worm 2 copies
Hot Blood 2 copies
The Eleventh Hour (2001) 2 copies
Sleepwalker 2 copies
To The Bad 2 copies
The Tower of Destiny (2012) 1 copy
The Picture 1 copy
The Origin of the Fays (2019) — Editor/Introduction/Translator — 1 copy
Dieudonat (2018) 1 copy
The Bald Giants (2020) 1 copy
Illa's End (2011) 1 copy
The Frenetic People (2012) 1 copy
The Castaways of Eros (2013) 1 copy
The Golden Rock (2012) 1 copy
Sheena 1 copy
Rhapsodie noire (1973) 1 copy
Tread Softly 1 copy
Vampires of Atlantis (2016) 1 copy
Casualty 1 copy
Busy Dying 1 copy
THE TRIAL 1 copy
In The Flesh 1 copy
Out Of Touch 1 copy
Le courant d'alcyon (1972) 1 copy
Judas Story 1 copy
Ice And Fire 1 copy
The serpent 1 copy
The Moment of Truth (2009) 1 copy
The End 1 copy
Podróż do Centrum (1991) 1 copy
Eurydice's Lament (2015) 1 copy
L'‰impero della paura (1992) 1 copy
After the Revelation (2021) 1 copy
Black Nectar 1 copy
Plastic Man 1 copy
Nephthys 1 copy
Portals of Paradise (2016) 1 copy

Associated Works

Shadows Over Baker Street: New Tales of Terror! (2003) — Contributor — 723 copies
Black Heart, Ivory Bones (2000) — Contributor — 695 copies
The Science Fiction Encyclopedia (1993) — Contributing Editor, Contributor — 686 copies
The Night Land (1912) — Foreword, some editions — 502 copies
Shadows Over Innsmouth (1994) — Contributor — 372 copies
Beginning Operations: A Sector General Omnibus (2001) — Introduction — 365 copies
The Hard SF Renaissance (2003) — Contributor — 347 copies
The Mammoth Book of Vampires (1992) — Contributor — 338 copies
The Devil in Love (1772) — Introduction, some editions — 328 copies
By Blood We Live (2009) — Contributor — 302 copies
The Wandering Jew (1844) — Editor, some editions — 300 copies
Year's Best SF 6 (2001) — Contributor, some editions — 283 copies
The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction (2003) — Contributor — 283 copies
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection (1990) — Contributor — 282 copies
100 Wicked Little Witch Stories (1995) — Contributor — 277 copies
Black Wings of Cthulhu: Tales of Lovecraftian Horror (2010) — Contributor — 269 copies
Year's Best SF 2 (1997) — Contributor — 264 copies
Science Fiction: DAW 30th Anniversary (2002) — Contributor — 262 copies
Year's Best SF 3 (1998) — Contributor — 260 copies
Year's Best SF 5 (2000) — Contributor — 255 copies
Vampire Sextette (2000) — Contributor — 235 copies
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1979) — Contributor — 219 copies
100 Vicious Little Vampire Stories (1995) — Contributor — 217 copies
The 1976 Annual World's Best SF (1976) — Author — 215 copies
The 1975 Annual World's Best SF (1975) — Contributor — 210 copies
Year's Best Fantasy (2001) — Contributor — 207 copies
Off Limits: Tales of Alien Sex (1996) — Contributor — 207 copies
The 1990 Annual World's Best SF (1990) — Contributor — 202 copies
Year's Best SF 15 (2010) — Contributor — 201 copies
Classical Whodunits (1996) — Contributor — 187 copies
Fantasy Gone Wrong (2006) — Contributor — 174 copies
Vanishing Acts: A Science Fiction Anthology (2000) — Contributor — 158 copies
Cthulhu’s Reign (2010) — Contributor — 153 copies
Monsieur de Phocas (1901) — Translator, some editions — 138 copies
Year's Best Fantasy 3 (2003) — Contributor — 134 copies
Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1978) — Contributor — 130 copies
Horrors! 365 Scary Stories (Anthology) (1998) — Contributor; Contributor — 125 copies
Vampires: The Greatest Stories (1997) — Contributor — 122 copies
Nightmares of an Ether-drinker (1895) — Introduction/Translator, some editions — 114 copies
The Mammoth Book of Dracula (1997) — Contributor — 112 copies
Tomorrow Sucks (1994) — Contributor — 109 copies
A Woman Appeared to Me (1904) — Translator, some editions — 109 copies
The Mammoth Book of the Best of Best New SF (2008) — Contributor — 104 copies
Tarzan of the Apes: The First Three Novels (2015) — Introduction — 102 copies
The Mammoth Book of New Jules Verne Adventures (2005) — Contributor — 99 copies
The Best of Interzone (1997) — Contributor — 99 copies
Temps (1991) — Contributor — 98 copies
The DAW science fiction reader (1976) — Contributor — 96 copies
Visions of Wonder (1996) — Contributor — 91 copies
Black Wings of Cthulhu 3 (2014) — Contributor — 89 copies
Supermen: Tales of the Posthuman Future (2002) — Contributor — 87 copies
The Angels of Perversity (1992) — Translator — 83 copies
The Secret History of Vampires (2007) — Contributor — 74 copies
A Dream of Armageddon: The Complete Supernatural Tales (2006) — Introduction — 72 copies
Isaac Asimov's Utopias (2000) — Contributor — 69 copies
Leviathan Three (2002) — Contributor — 68 copies
Future Weapons of War (2007) — Contributor — 68 copies
The Best of Dreams of Decadence (2003) — Contributor — 68 copies
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 07 (1996) — Contributor — 67 copies
The Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural (1994) — Contributor — 65 copies
Interzone: The 2nd Anthology (1987) — Contributor — 62 copies
The Chronicles of the Round Table (1997) — Contributor — 61 copies
100 Astounding Little Alien Stories (1996) — Contributor — 59 copies
Tales of the Old World (2007) — Contributor — 59 copies
Moon Shots (1999) — Contributor — 57 copies
We Think, Therefore We Are (2009) — Contributor — 57 copies
Vampire City (1875) — adaptor, translator, annotator, introduction, some editions — 55 copies
Immortals (1998) — Contributor — 55 copies
Visitants (2010) — Contributor — 54 copies
Red Thirst (1990) — Contributor — 54 copies
Camelot Fantastic (1998) — Contributor — 54 copies
Eurotemps (1992) — Contributor — 54 copies
Virtuous Vampires (1996) — Contributor — 54 copies
La garçonne (1922) — Adapter, some editions — 53 copies
Champavert: Immoral Tales (1977) — Translator, some editions — 52 copies
The Weerde Book 1: A Shared World Anthology (1992) — Contributor — 51 copies
Ignorant Armies (1989) — Contributor — 51 copies
Interzone: The 3rd Anthology (1988) — Contributor — 50 copies
Dancing With the Dark (1999) — Contributor — 49 copies
Girls Night Out: Twenty-nine Female Vampire Stories (1997) — Contributor — 49 copies
Genometry (2001) — Contributor — 47 copies
Narrow Houses: Tales of Superstition, Suspense, and Fear (1992) — Contributor — 45 copies
Double Heart (1891) — Translator, some editions — 45 copies
The Madness of Cthulhu, Volume Two (2015) — Contributor — 44 copies
Arrows of Eros (1989) — Contributor — 43 copies
Dark Terrors 5: The Gollancz Book of Horror (2000) — Contributor — 43 copies
Interzone: The 4th Anthology (1983) — Contributor — 41 copies
Wolf Riders (1989) — Contributor — 41 copies
The Laughter of Dark Gods (2002) — Contributor — 37 copies
The Scaffold and Other Cruel Tales (2004) — Adapter — 37 copies
Future Crimes (2003) — Contributor — 36 copies
Dislocations: Nine Stories of Speculation and Imagination (2007) — Contributor — 36 copies
Fantasy: The Best of 2002 (2003) — Contributor — 35 copies
The Fortune Teller (1997) — Contributor — 35 copies
The Vampire Soul and Other Sardonic Tales (2004) — Adapter — 35 copies
The Eagle Has Landed: 50 Years of Lunar Science Fiction (2019) — Contributor — 34 copies
100 Tiny Tales of Terror (1996) — Contributor — 33 copies
Future Americas (2008) — Contributor — 31 copies
The Double Star and Other Occult Fantasies (2018) — Translator — 31 copies
The Soul-Drinker: And Other Decadent Fantasies (2016) — Translator — 30 copies
Isis (1979) — Translator/Introduction, some editions — 29 copies
Knightshade (2001) — translator, editor, introduction, some editions — 29 copies
SF Choice 77 (1977) — Contributor — 28 copies
Top Science Fiction: The Authors' Choice (1984) — Contributor — 28 copies
In the Footsteps of Dracula: Tales of the Un-Dead Count (2017) — Contributor — 27 copies
Isaac Asimov's Skin Deep (1995) — Contributor — 27 copies
Millennium 3001 (2006) — Contributor — 27 copies
New Bodies for Old (1976) — Adapter — 26 copies
Realm of Chaos: The Lost and the Damned (1990) — Contributor, some editions — 26 copies
Weird Fiction Review #5 (2015) — Contributor — 25 copies
Christmas Forever (1993) — Contributor — 25 copies
Drabble II: Double Century (1990) — Contributor — 25 copies
Weekend book of science fiction (1981) — Contributor — 24 copies
Masks in the Tapestry (2017) — Translator, some editions — 23 copies
Errant Vice (2002) — Translator, some editions — 23 copies
Robots & Artificial Intelligence Short Stories (2018) — Translator — 22 copies
The Best Horror Stories (1977) — Contributor — 22 copies
Gothic Ghosts (1997) — Contributor — 22 copies
Balzac's Death (1992) — Translator, some editions — 21 copies
The Macabre Tales of Edgar Allan Poe (2018) — Introduction, some editions — 21 copies
The Outcast Spirit: And Other Stories (2016) — Introduction — 21 copies
Route 666 (Anthology) (1990) — Author — 21 copies
Clarimonde and Other Stories (2011) — Introduction, some editions — 20 copies
The Blue Peril (1958) — Adapter, some editions — 20 copies
Cinema Futura (2010) — Contributor — 19 copies
The Crocodile, or the War Between Good and Evil (1996) — Adapter, some editions — 19 copies
Reading Science Fiction (2008) — Contributor — 18 copies
The Last Continent: New Tales of Zothique (1999) — Contributor — 18 copies
The Pale Ape and Other Pulses (2006) — Introduction, some editions — 17 copies
Dark Voices 2 (1990) — Contributor — 17 copies
Lilith's Legacy: Prose Poems and Short Stories (2018) — Translator — 17 copies
Drabble Project (1988) — Contributor — 17 copies
The Wildside Book of Fantasy: 20 Great Tales of Fantasy (2012) — Contributor — 16 copies
Mephistophela (1889) — Translator, some editions — 15 copies
A Surfeit of Mirrors (1910) — Adapter, some editions — 15 copies
From a Faraway Land (1898) — Translator, some editions — 14 copies
The Emerald Princess: and Other Decadent Fantasies (2017) — Translator — 14 copies
The Demi-Sexes and The Androgynes (2018) — Translator — 14 copies
The Tarantulas' Parlor: and Other Unkind Tales (2016) — Translator — 14 copies
Bluebirds (2003) — Translator, some editions — 14 copies
The Mirror of Legends (1892) — Translator, some editions — 13 copies
Postscripts Magazine, Issue 15: Worldcon 2008 Special (2008) — Contributor, some editions — 13 copies
LE TRESOR DES ALBIGEOIS (1955) — Adapter — 12 copies
Asimov's Science Fiction: Vol. 24, No. 8 [August 2000] (2000) — Contributor — 12 copies
Monsieur de Bougrelon and Other Stories (2020) — Translator — 12 copies
Hauntings (1886) — Translator, some editions — 12 copies
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 66 • November 2015 (2015) — Contributor — 11 copies
Princesses of Darkness and Other Exotica (2021) — Translator — 11 copies
L'Araignée Rouge (2004) — Translator, some editions — 11 copies
Fards and Poisons (2019) — Translator, some editions — 11 copies
Misty Thule (2018) — Translator, some editions — 11 copies
Halyartes: and Other Poems in Prose (2019) — Translator — 10 copies
Sabbat (1923) — Translator, some editions — 10 copies
Asimov's Science Fiction: Vol. 24, No. 4 [April 2000] (2000) — Contributor — 10 copies
The Mystery of Kama and Brahma's Courtesans (2019) — Translator — 10 copies
The Priestesses of Mylitta (1907) — Translator, some editions — 10 copies
Morose Vignettes (1979) — Translator, some editions — 10 copies
Misanthropic Tales (2018) — Translator, some editions — 10 copies
The Latin Orgy (2017) — Translator, some editions — 10 copies
The Frail Soul: And Other Stories (2017) — Translator — 10 copies
Univers 1985 (1985) — Contributor — 10 copies
Reincarnation and Redemption (2019) — Translator — 9 copies
Postscripts Magazine, Issue 2 (2004) — Contributor — 9 copies
My Lunatic Asylum (1860) — Translator — 9 copies
The Tale of Gold and Silence (1898) — Adapter, some editions — 9 copies
The Antisocial Man and Other Strange Stories (2013) — Translator — 9 copies
Amanit (2021) — Translator — 8 copies
Faustina and Other Stories (2019) — Translator — 8 copies
Three Flowers and The King of Siam's Amazon (1900) — Translator — 8 copies
Hannibal's Ring (2001) — Translator, some editions — 8 copies
The Last Fay (2016) — Adapter, some editions — 8 copies
The Bacchantes: A Dionysian Scientific Romance (1932) — Translator, some editions — 8 copies
The Unknown Collaborator: And Other Legendary Tales (2017) — Translator — 8 copies
The Enchanted Ring (2019) — Translator, some editions — 8 copies
The Witch of Ecbatana and The Virgin of Israel (2021) — Translator — 8 copies
For Reading in the Bath (1888) — Translator, some editions — 8 copies
Babels, Balloons and Innocent Eyes (2019) — Translator, some editions — 8 copies
The Crazy Corner (2013) — Adapter — 8 copies
The Vengeance of the Oval Portrait (2011) — Adapter, some editions — 8 copies
The Bull-Man and the Grasshopper (2018) — Translator, some editions — 8 copies
The Blonde Tress and The Mask (2021) — Translator — 7 copies
The Princess of Darkness (1895) — Translator, some editions — 7 copies
The Enchanted Castle (2021) — Translator, some editions — 7 copies
Outlaws and Sorrows (2020) — Translator, some editions — 7 copies
Wormwood, Issue 12 (2009) — Contributor — 7 copies
The Torch-Bearers (1897) — Translator, some editions — 7 copies
The Modesty of Sodom (2020) — Translator, some editions — 7 copies
Syta’s Harem and Pharaoh’s Lover (2020) — Translator — 7 copies
Der Cthulhu-Mythos 1976 - 2002 (2003) — Contributor — 6 copies
A Decadent Woman (2021) — Translator, some editions — 6 copies
The Red Sorcerer (1910) — Translator, some editions — 6 copies
Priscilla of Alexandria (1925) — Adapter — 6 copies
Stigma and the Pompeiian Fresco (2022) — Translator — 6 copies
Le Sang de Toulouse (1972) — Adapter — 6 copies
Stirring Stories (1856) — Translator — 5 copies
The Gate of Ivory (1898) — Translator, some editions — 5 copies
Flowers of Ether (2021) — Translator, some editions — 5 copies
The Last Siren: and Other Stories (2020) — Translator — 5 copies
Jean Sbogar and Other Stories (2021) — Translator — 5 copies
Amazing Stories Vol. 48, No. 6 [May 1975] (1975) — Author — 5 copies
Isuren and Other Stories (2022) — Translator — 5 copies
Claude Mercoeur's Reflection and Other Strange Stories (2013) — Translator — 5 copies
The Path of Amour (1892) — Translator — 5 copies
Elsewhere and Other Stories (1889) — Translator — 5 copies
Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature (Volumes 1-5) (1983) — Contributor — 5 copies
Isoline and the Serpent-Flower (2013) — Adapter, some editions — 5 copies
Baal (2011) — Adapter, some editions — 5 copies
The Inn of Tears (2022) — Translator, some editions — 4 copies
Rapid Tales (2023) — Translator — 4 copies
The Confession of a Madman (2022) — Translator, some editions — 4 copies
The Wandering Jew's Daughter (2005) — Translator, some editions — 4 copies
Decadent Prose Pieces (2020) — Translator, some editions — 4 copies
De sang et d'encre (1999) — Contributor — 4 copies
Ainsi soit l'ange : 18 contes entre ciel et terre (1999) — Contributor — 4 copies
The Story of the King of Bohemia and his Seven Castles (2023) — Translator, some editions — 4 copies
The Temple of Gnide (2022) — Translator, some editions — 4 copies
The Ultimate Pleasure (1925) — Adapter, some editions — 4 copies
Lucifer (1929) — Adapter — 4 copies
The Call of the Beast (2017) — Adapter — 4 copies
The Virgin Orient (2016) — Adapter, some editions — 4 copies
An Idyll in Sodom (2021) — Translator, some editions — 3 copies
The Angel of Lust (2017) — Adapter — 3 copies
The Sacred Fire (2019) — Adapter/Introduction — 3 copies
The Palace of Vengeance: Tales of Enchantment (2018) — Adapter — 3 copies
Martyrs of Science (2013) — Adapter — 3 copies
SF Impulse 12 (1967) — Contributor — 3 copies
Midnight!! (1856) — Adapter/Introduction — 3 copies
The Vampires of London (2014) — Adapter, some editions — 3 copies
Don Juan in Paradise (2019) — Adapter — 3 copies
The Marvelous Story of Claire d'Amour (2017) — Adapter — 3 copies
Contes philosophiques et moraux de Jonathan le visionnaire (2015) — Adapter, some editions — 3 copies
Love in Five Thousand Years (2013) — Adapter, some editions — 3 copies
Revue asphodale nø2 (2003) — Contributor — 3 copies
White of the Moon (1999) — Contributor — 3 copies
A Malediction (1849) — Translator, some editions — 3 copies
Penelope's Secret (1920) — Adapter, some editions — 2 copies
Jean de Fodoas / The Mystery of the Templars (2017) — Adapter — 2 copies
Infinity plus two (2002) — Contributor — 2 copies
The Novel of the Future (2008) — Translator, some editions — 2 copies
The Brothers of the Virgin Gold (2018) — Adapter — 2 copies
The Human Microbes (1886) — Translator, some editions — 2 copies
Parret (2015) — Adapter, some editions — 2 copies
The Second Life (1864) — Adapter, some editions — 2 copies
The Last Days of Atlantis (2015) — Adapter, some editions — 2 copies
The Blood of Toulouse (1931) — Adapter, some editions — 2 copies
The Poison of Goa / Lotus Blossoms (2017) — Adapter — 2 copies
Phantoms of Venice (2007) — Contributor — 2 copies
White Dwarf 125 (1990) — Contributor — 2 copies
Human Life (2023) — Translator, some editions — 2 copies
The Perfume of Lust (2016) — Adapter, some editions — 2 copies
The Angel and the Sphinx (1897) — Adapter/Introduction, some editions — 2 copies
The Magnetized Corpse (2013) — Adapter, some editions — 2 copies
Il compagno (2015) — Adapter, some editions — 2 copies
Penthesilea — Translator, some editions — 2 copies
The Centaurs (and Other Stories) (2013) — Adapter, some editions — 2 copies
The Son of Silence (2016) — Adapter, some editions — 2 copies
The Exigent Shadow (2019) — Adapter — 2 copies
The Double Life (2012) — Adapter, some editions — 2 copies
The Last Rendezvous — Translator — 2 copies
William's Angel (2019) — Adapter/Introduction, some editions — 2 copies
Illusions of Immortality (2012) — Adapter — 2 copies
The Mystery of the Tiger (2017) — Adapter — 2 copies
The Prince of Fools (2019) — Adapter, some editions — 2 copies
The Little Fays in the Air (2019) — Adapter — 2 copies
The Miller of Carnac (2020) — Adapter — 1 copy
Caresco, Superman (2014) — Adapter, some editions — 1 copy
Obsession (2013) — Adapter, some editions — 1 copy
The Iron Man (1768) — Adapter, some editions — 1 copy
The End of Atlantis (2017) — Adapter, some editions — 1 copy
The Secret of Zippelius (2011) — Adapter, some editions — 1 copy
Danse Macabre (2013) — Adapter, some editions — 1 copy
The Angel Asrael (2017) — Adapter, some editions — 1 copy
Human Seed (1903) — Translator/Introduction, some editions — 1 copy
The Exploits of Professor Tornada (Volume 1) (2014) — Adapter — 1 copy
The Song of the Skylark (1880) — Adapter — 1 copy
The Impossible Enchantment and Other Tales of Faerie (2018) — Adapter/Introduction — 1 copy
Superhuman Tales (2018) — Adapter, some editions — 1 copy
The Man Who Married a Mermaid (2017) — Adapter, some editions — 1 copy
The Robe of Sincerity (2018) — Adapter/Introduction — 1 copy
Pan's Flute (2018) — Adapter/Introduction — 1 copy
The Tyranny of the Fays Abolished (2018) — Adapter/Introduction — 1 copy
Singular Amours (1886) — Adapter/Introduction — 1 copy
The War of the Sexes (2015) — Adapter, some editions — 1 copy
Prince Bonifacio (2013) — Adapter, some editions — 1 copy
Arrival in the Stars (2017) — Adapter — 1 copy
Journey to the Sun (2016) — Adapter — 1 copy
The New World (1888) — Translator, some editions — 1 copy
The Human Paradise (2017) — Adapter, some editions — 1 copy
Argentine (2020) — Adapter — 1 copy
Melusine (2018) — Adapter — 1 copy

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beskamiltar | 1 other review | Apr 10, 2024 |
An adult read.

I saw this book on the shelf when I was still in high school...The DAW cover pic was enticing but when I read a bit of the back synopsis and the first couple of pages...it did not fit my desire for adventure, like say: Gate of Ivrel

Nor did it fit with the normal Sci-Fi notion of once star travel is discovered: then BOOM! Earth is suddenly surrounded by successfully colonized Star systems numbered in the HUNDREDS...

But now as an adult, I was moved to revisit some of the older books that the Kid passed over as too boring. And I must say that when you have an appreciation for good writing the Daedalus Series should be given a try.

No space battles. No Alien Empires. No Ancient mysteries. No Laser blasting...

And Most of all-- No sprawling Star Empire of Man.

Instead, the writer touches and delves into the unspoken social, technological and biological issues that underlie the whole simplistic 'Colonize the Stars' scenario.

What REALLY happens after a 'can' of colonists and materials is unloaded on a planet? What problems could evolve from humans, who are now the ALIENS, trying to transplant themselves on a world that is not Earth? What are the realistic policy issues behind the Colonizing agencies back on Earth?

A Team of 'specialists' set out to re-establish contact with colonies that went out a century before. They must ascertain the colony's current condition and possibly help correct some problems the colonists may not be aware of... Is the colony thriving or failing? Are the colonists still HUMAN or are they being changed by the planet?

...but first the Daedalus team must overcome internal disagreements as well as local hostility or worse, local politics as they go from world to world.

But most of all, the writer soberly explores the intellectual thought experiment: Exactly how HARD is it to colonize another World?

Sober, skilled writing. Technologically timeless so it avoids being 'dated'. Not as flashy or fantastic as I would have wanted when I was 17-- but a solid, contemplative read half a century later...
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After owning for thirty years and admiring the artwork of the “ Hooded Swan “on the cover for as many. It was time to read. It was tough going but I’m glad I read it. The other books in the series I’ve had for years as well may wait a few years longer to be read.
 
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