Poul Anderson

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Poul Anderson (1926-2001)
Poul William Anderson was born in Pennsylvania of Scandinavian stock. He started publishing science fiction in 1947 and became one the great figures in the genre, serving as President of the Science Fiction Writers of America, winning multiple Hugo and Nebula awards, and was named a SFWA Grand Master. He collaborated regularly with wife, Karen, and their daughter is married to noted SF writer Greg Bear. Poul Anderson died in July 2001.


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Essential reading

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Tau Zero (1970)



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The Broken Sword (1954) Three Hears & Three Lions (1961)



Technic History: Dominic Flandry

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Flandry of Terra (1965) Ensign Flandry (1966)

Other titles

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Brain Wave (1954) The High Crusade (1960) Hrolf Kraki's Saga (1973) Orion Shall Rise (1983)
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The Boat of a Million Years (1989) Genesis (2000) Time Patrol (2006)

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