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Harry Harrison

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Harry Harrison (1925-2012)
Harry Harrison was born Henry Maxwell Dempsey in Connecticut, in 1925. He was the author of a number of much-loved series including the Stainless Steel Rat and Bill the Galactic Hero sequences and the Deathworld Trilogy. He was known as a passionate advocate of Esperanto, the most popular of the constructed international languages, which appears in many of his novels. He published novels for over half a century and was perhaps best known for his seminal novel of overpopulation, Make Room! Make Room!, which was adapted into the cult film Soylent Green.

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Essential reading

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GATEWAY ESSENTIALS

 

The Stainless Steel Rat

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The Stainless
Steel Rat

(1961)

The Stainless
Steel Rat's
Revenge

(1970)

The Stainless
Steel Rat Saves
the World

(1972)

The Stainless
Steel Rat
Wants You!

(1978)

The Stainless
Steel Rat
for President

(1982)

A Stainless
Steel Rat
is Born

(1985)

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The Stainless
Steel Rat
Gets Drafted

(1987)

Stainless Steel Visions
(1993)

The Stainless
Steel Rat
Sings the Blues

(1994)

The Stainless
Steel Rat
Goes to Hell

(1996)

The Stainless
Steel Rat
Joins the Circus

(1999)

The Stainless
Steel Rat
Returns

(2010)


Deathworld

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Deathworld
(1960)

Deathworld
Two

(1964)

Deathworld
Three

(1968)

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