David Weber





David Weber

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in Cleveland, Ohio, The United States
October 24, 1952

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David Mark Weber is an American science fiction and fantasy author. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1952.

Many of his stories have military, particularly naval, themes, and fit into the military science fiction genre. He frequently places female leading characters in what have been traditionally male roles.

One of his most popular and enduring characters is Honor Harrington whose alliterated name is an homage to C. S. Forester's character Horatio Hornblower and her last name from a fleet doctor in Patrick O'Brian's Master and Commander. Her story, together with the "Honorverse" she inhabits, has been developed through 16 novels and six shared-universe anthologies, as of spring 2013 (other works are in production). In 2008, he donated his ar...more


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A new title, #4 On Basilisk Station, was added to the library.
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On Basilisk Station (Honor ...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 20,506 ratings — published 1992 — 34 editions
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The Honor of the Queen (Hon...
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 12,985 ratings — published 1993 — 27 editions
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The Short Victorious War (H...
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 10,878 ratings — published 1994 — 27 editions
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Field of Dishonor (Honor Ha...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 9,652 ratings — published 1999 — 23 editions
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Honor Among Enemies (Honor ...
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 8,788 ratings — published 1996 — 19 editions
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Flag in Exile (Honor Harrin...
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 8,470 ratings — published 1995 — 18 editions
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In Enemy Hands (Honor Harri...
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 8,091 ratings — published 1997 — 20 editions
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Echoes of Honor (Honor Harr...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 7,357 ratings — published 1998 — 18 editions
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Ashes of Victory (Honor Har...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 7,003 ratings — published 2000 — 16 editions
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War of Honor (Honor Harring...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 6,404 ratings — published 2002 — 14 editions
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On Basilisk Station The Honor of the Queen The Short Victorious War Field of Dishonor Flag in Exile Honor Among Enemies In Enemy Hands
Honorverse (31 books)
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Empire of Man (4 books)
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3.909284007434286 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 11,299 ratings

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“It was rumored she held grudges till they died of old age, then had them stuffed and mounted.”
David Weber, Field of Dishonor

“Oh, bother!,” said Pooh, as Piglet came back from the dead.”
David Weber

“Your Grace," she said, "I have only one question. Do you wish this man crippled, or dead?”
David Weber, Flag in Exile

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January Science Fiction: This poll determines which 2 novels will move on to the run-off poll for January 2010 SF Book of the Month!

 
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