Gordon R. Dickson





Gordon R. Dickson

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born
in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
November 01, 1923

died
January 31, 2001

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Gordon Rupert Dickson was an American science fiction author. He was born in Canada, then moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota as a teenager. He is probably most famous for his Childe Cycle and the Dragon Knight series. He won three Hugo awards and one Nebula award.



Average rating: 3.81 · 29,635 ratings · 883 reviews · 291 distinct works · Similar authors
Dorsai! (Childe Cycle, #1)
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 5,917 ratings — published 1960 — 23 editions
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The Dragon and the George (...
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 3,538 ratings — published 1976 — 22 editions
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Tactics of Mistake (Childe ...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 1,587 ratings — published 1971 — 20 editions
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Soldier, Ask Not (Childe Cy...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 1,461 ratings — published 1967 — 22 editions
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The Dragon Knight (Dragon K...
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 1,110 ratings — published 1990 — 11 editions
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Spirit of Dorsai (Childe Cy...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 823 ratings — published 1979 — 17 editions
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Lost Dorsai (Childe Cycle, #6)
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 817 ratings — published 1980 — 15 editions
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Necromancer (Childe Cycle, #2)
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 851 ratings — published 1962 — 23 editions
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The Dragon on the Border (D...
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 652 ratings — published 1992 — 8 editions
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Wolf and Iron
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 695 ratings — published 1990 — 9 editions
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More books by Gordon R. Dickson…
Dorsai! Necromancer Soldier, Ask Not Tactics of Mistake Spirit of Dorsai Lost Dorsai The Final Encyclopedia
Childe Cycle (14 books)
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3.9171637339695793 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 13,412 ratings

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Dragon Knight (9 books)
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Dilbia (2 books)
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3.702770780856423 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 397 ratings

Home From The Shore The Space Swimmers
Sea People (2 books)
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3.2142857142857144 of 5 stars 3.21 avg rating — 70 ratings

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“Trouble rather the tiger in his lair than the sage among his books. For to you kingdoms and their armies are things mighty and enduring, but to him they are but toys of the moment, to be overturned with the flick of a finger.”
Gordon R. Dickson, Tactics of Mistake

“Now our world is at the present time firmly in the grip of a mechanical monster, whose head - if you want to call it that - is the World Engineer's Complex. That monster is opposed to us and can keep all too good a tab on us through every purchase we make with our credit numbers, every time we use the public transportation or eat a meal or rent a place to live.”
Gordon R. Dickson, Necromancer

“live today as if it was ur last and don't ever say it is impossible cos nothing great was achieved with ease”
Gordon R. Dickson

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