John C. Wright





John C. Wright

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John C. Wright (John Charles Justin Wright, born 1961) is an American author of science fiction and fantasy novels. A Nebula award finalist (for the fantasy novel Orphans of Chaos), he was called "this fledgling century's most important new SF talent" by Publishers Weekly (after publication of his debut novel, The Golden Age).


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A reader writes in with two unrelated questions:


In your opinion, what is the best Godzilla movie?


I love questions, silly or serious. Every question is a little doorway into the walled garden or truth, big or small.


I have several Godzilla flicks that I like. What lawyer does not like Godzilla movies? All the titles sound like law cases.


The original first one, which I finally saw in Japanese (...

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Published on December 17, 2014 14:25
Average rating: 3.91 · 13,367 ratings · 1,195 reviews · 52 distinct works · Similar authors
The Golden Age (Golden Age #1)
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,548 ratings — published 2002 — 13 editions
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Orphans of Chaos (Chronicle...
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 1,493 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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The Phoenix Exultant (Golde...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 979 ratings — published 2003 — 12 editions
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The Golden Transcendence (G...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 906 ratings — published 2003 — 10 editions
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Fugitives of Chaos (Chronic...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 936 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Titans of Chaos (Chronicles...
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 838 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Count to a Trillion
3.29 of 5 stars 3.29 avg rating — 563 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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The Last Guardian of Everne...
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 340 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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Mists of Everness (The War ...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 227 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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The Hermetic Millennia
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 235 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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More books by John C. Wright…
The Golden Age The Phoenix Exultant The Golden Transcendence The Golden Age Trilogy
Golden Age (4 books)
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4.132544036962171 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 3,463 ratings

Orphans of Chaos Fugitives of Chaos Titans of Chaos
Chronicles of Chaos (3 books)
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3.7701254973982246 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 3,267 ratings


The Last Guardian of Everness Mists of Everness
The War of the Dreaming (2 books)
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3.684303350970018 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 567 ratings

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“If atheism solved all human woe, then the Soviet Union would have been an empire of joy and dancing bunnies, instead of the land of corpses.”
John C. Wright

“I can't wait to get my memory back. It sounds like I am a really cool person”
John C. Wright, Fugitives of Chaos

“Vows are powerful things," he said. "They set things in motion.”
John C. Wright, Orphans of Chaos
tags: vows

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DECEMBER FANTASY: This poll decides which two books move on to the run-off poll for December 2011 Fantasy Book of the Month.

 
  19 votes, 21.8%

Northern Lights (aka The Golden Compass) by Philip Pullman
 
  19 votes, 21.8%

 
  18 votes, 20.7%

 
  13 votes, 14.9%

 
  6 votes, 6.9%

 
  4 votes, 4.6%

 
  4 votes, 4.6%

 
  4 votes, 4.6%

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