Jack Williamson





Jack Williamson


Born
in Bisbee, Arizona, The United States
April 29, 1908

Died
November 10, 2006

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John Stewart Williamson who wrote as Jack Williamson (and occasionally under the pseudonym Will Stewart) was a U.S. writer often referred to as the "Dean of Science Fiction".

Average rating: 3.81 · 12,204 ratings · 948 reviews · 260 distinct works · Similar authors
The Humanoids (Humanoids #1)

3.76 avg rating — 809 ratings — published 1948 — 26 editions
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Darker Than You Think

3.54 avg rating — 828 ratings — published 1940 — 34 editions
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The Legion of Space

3.52 avg rating — 262 ratings — published 1934 — 20 editions
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Terraforming Earth

3.46 avg rating — 244 ratings — published 1999 — 9 editions
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The Stonehenge Gate

2.84 avg rating — 201 ratings — published 2005 — 11 editions
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The Humanoid Touch (Humanoi...

3.59 avg rating — 122 ratings — published 1980 — 11 editions
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Manseed

3.32 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 1982 — 9 editions
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The Black Sun

3.35 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 1997 — 5 editions
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Brother To Demons, Brother ...

3.45 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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Star Bridge

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3.51 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 1955 — 17 editions
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“I'm a strict materialist - but the police are brutal materialists.”
Jack Williamson, Darker Than You Think

“With the vague hope that it might somehow explain his dream, he took one of his old textbooks from the shelves and tried to read the chapter on lycanthropy. The book cataloged the queerly universal primitive beliefs that human beings could change into dangerous carnivorous animals. He skimmed the list of human wolves and bears and jaguars, human tigers and alligators and sharks, human cats and human leopards and human hyenas. The were-tigers of Malaysia, he read, were believed invulnerable in the transformed”
Jack Williamson, Darker Than You Think

“I fancy that the spirit of old Tom Hossie, wise with age and vastly weary of the labor and troublous delights of life, hungered and thirsted for death.”
Jack Williamson, The Sea-Story Megapack: 30 Classic Nautical Works

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