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Robert Silverberg

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Robert Silverberg (1935 - )
Robert Silverberg has been a professional writer since 1955, widely known for his science fiction and fantasy stories. He is a many-time winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards, was named to the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 1999, and in 2004 was designated as a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. His books and stories have been translated into forty languages. Among his best known titles are Nightwings, Dying Inside, The Book Of Skulls, and the three volumes of the Majipoor Cycle: Lord Valentine's Castle, Majipoor Chronicles and Valentine Pontifex. His collected short stories, covering nearly sixty years of work, are being published in nine volumes by SF Gateway and Subterranean Press. His most recent book is Tales Of Majipoor (2013), a new collection of stories set on the giant world made famous in Lord Valentine's Castle. He and his wife Karen and an assorted population of cats, live in the San Francisco Bay Area in a sprawling house surrounded by exotic plants.

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Essential reading

Wondering where to start with Robert Silverberg? Gateway recommends beginning with the SF Masterworks - which have been selected to showcase the greatest works of modern science fiction - and then moving on to the Gateway Essentials . . .


SF MASTERWORKS

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Downward to the Earth (1970) The Book of Skulls (1972) Dying Inside (1972)

 

GATEWAY ESSENTIALS

Majipoor

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Lord Valentine's Castle (1980) Majipoor Chronicles (1982) Valentine Pontifex (1983)

Other Titles

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Thorns (1967) The Time Hoppers (1967) Hawksbill Station (1968) The Masks of Time (1968) Nightwings (1969) The Man in the Maze (1969)
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Up the Line (1969) Tower of Glass (1970) A Time of Changes (1971) Son of Man (1971) The World Inside (1971) The Second Trip (1972)
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The Stochastic Man (1975) Shadrach in the Furnace (1976) Tom O'Bedlam (1985) The Face of the Waters (1991) Hot Sky at Midnight (1994)

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