Clifford D. Simak





Clifford D. Simak

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born
in Millville, Wisconsin, The United States
August 03, 1904

died
April 25, 1988

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"He was honored by fans with three Hugo awards and by colleagues with one Nebula award and was named the third Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) in 1977." (Wikipedia)

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Average rating: 3.95 · 36,119 ratings · 1,632 reviews · 346 distinct works · Similar authors
Way Station
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 8,196 ratings — published 1963 — 48 editions
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City
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 6,309 ratings — published 1952 — 63 editions
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The Goblin Reservation
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 1,496 ratings — published 1968 — 25 editions
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Time and Again
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 1,260 ratings — published 1950 — 23 editions
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All Flesh is Grass
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 921 ratings — published 1965 — 17 editions
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Time Is the Simplest Thing
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 831 ratings — published 1961 — 20 editions
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Ring Around the Sun
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 819 ratings — published 1952 — 18 editions
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A Choice of Gods
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 634 ratings — published 1972 — 12 editions
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Cemetery World
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 658 ratings — published 1972 — 20 editions
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Shakespeare's Planet
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 517 ratings — published 1976 — 15 editions
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More books by Clifford D. Simak…
“A religion is a system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing those conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem uniquely realistic.”
Clifford D. Simak

“Once there had been joy, but now there was only sadness, and it was not, he knew, alone the sadness of an empty house; it was the sadness of all else, the sadness of the Earth, the sadness of the failures and the empty triumphs.”
Clifford D. Simak, City

“Here lies one from a distant star, but the soil is not alien to him, for in death he belongs to the universe.”
Clifford D. Simak, Way Station

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