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Richard Cowper

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Richard Cowper (1926 - 2002)
Born John Middleton Murry, Jnr, the son of writer John Middleton Murry, Richard Cowper was the pseudonym under which most of his science fiction was published (he wrote four novels under the name 'Colin Murry'). He served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War, although he as lucky enough not to see combat. After the war, he read Anglo-Saxon and English at Oxford. His works were shortlisted for the Hugo, Nebula, British Fantasy and Locus Awards. He died in 2002, four weeks after the death of his wife.

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Essential reading

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GATEWAY ESSENTIALS

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The Twilight of Briareus (1974)


The White Bird of Kinship

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The Road to
Corlay
(1978)

A Dream of
Kinship
(1981)

A Tapestry of
Time
(1982)

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