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).


John C. Wright isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but he does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from his feed.

The groundlings over at 770 — I am too lazy to provide links — seem to be baffled that I make the following simpleminded yet goodnatured jest:


“I actually have rather plebeian tastes. Albeit I suppose a real plebeian would not know the word “plebeian”. He would use the phrase “the hoi polloi” instead.”


Joining with our own Dr Andreassen, they rushed in an avalanche of sophomoric vainglory to po...

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Average rating: 3.90 · 14,994 ratings · 1,322 reviews · 53 distinct works · Similar authors
The Golden Age (Golden Age #1)
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 1,749 ratings — published 2002
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Orphans of Chaos (Chronicle...
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 1,590 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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The Phoenix Exultant (Golde...
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 1,092 ratings — published 2003 — 12 editions
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The Golden Transcendence (G...
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 1,018 ratings — published 2003 — 10 editions
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Fugitives of Chaos (Chronic...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 1,009 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Titans of Chaos (Chronicles...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 911 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Count to a Trillion
3.32 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 671 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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The Last Guardian of Everne...
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 367 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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Mists of Everness (The War ...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 247 ratings — published 2005 — 7 editions
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The Hermetic Millennia
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 284 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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4.1063174114021574 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 3,894 ratings

Orphans of Chaos Fugitives of Chaos Titans of Chaos
Chronicles of Chaos (3 books)
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3.7626780626780625 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 3,510 ratings

Count to a Trillion The Hermetic Millennia The Judge of Ages The Architect of Aeons
Count to the Eschaton Sequence (4 books)
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3.5042881646655233 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 1,166 ratings

The Last Guardian of Everness Mists of Everness
The War of the Dreaming (2 books)
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3.685667752442997 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 614 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

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

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

Polls

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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