Eric Frank Russell





Eric Frank Russell


Born
in Sandhurst, Berkshire, England, The United Kingdom
January 06, 1905

Died
February 28, 1978

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Eric Frank Russell was a British author best known for his science fiction novels and short stories. Much of his work was first published in the United States, in John W. Campbell's Astounding Science Fiction and other pulp magazines. Russell also wrote horror fiction for Weird Tales, and non-fiction articles on Fortean topics. A few of his stories were published under pseudonyms, of which Duncan H. Munro was used most often.


Average rating: 4.06 · 9,675 ratings · 461 reviews · 51 distinct works · Similar authors
Wasp

4.11 avg rating — 1,151 ratings — published 1957 — 26 editions
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Next of Kin

3.98 avg rating — 230 ratings — published 1959 — 16 editions
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Sinister Barrier

3.61 avg rating — 165 ratings — published 1943 — 13 editions
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The Great Explosion

3.93 avg rating — 163 ratings — published 1962 — 13 editions
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Men, Martians and Machines

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3.80 avg rating — 147 ratings — published 1955 — 8 editions
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. . . And Then There Were None

4.36 avg rating — 124 ratings — published 1951 — 3 editions
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The Space Willies / Six Wor...

4.32 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 1958 — 2 editions
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The Best of Eric Frank Russell

4.11 avg rating — 83 ratings — published 1978 — 2 editions
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Sentinels from Space

3.91 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 1953 — 11 editions
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Three to Conquer

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“If one would praise the Almighty, one must then revel in His works, and take them whole, adore their very grossness, savor the oozing quiddity of that slime of which He seems to be inordinately fond. Love is not nice. God's love assuredly is not; and human love, its copy, must not presume to be so.”
Eric Frank Russell, The Great Explosion

“You seem to fit the part all right. Your technical record is first-class. Your disciplinary record stinks to high heaven.' He eyed his listener blank faced. 'Two charges of refusing to obey a lawful order. Four for insolence and insubordination. One for parading with your cap on back to front. What on earth made you do that?'

I had a bad attack of what-the-hell, sir,' explained Leeming.”
Eric Frank Russell, Next of Kin

“Do you mind?’ He inquired politely as he lowered himself into the chair.

‘Do I mind what?’ She examined his ears as if they were curious phenomena. ‘Rabies, dogs, aged relatives or standing around in the rain?’

‘Do you mind me sitting here?’

‘I can please myself whether or not I endure it. That’s freedom, isn’t it?”
Eric Frank Russell, . . . And Then There Were None

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