Gordon R. Dickson


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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: 3.88 · 54,752 ratings · 2,194 reviews · 402 distinct worksSimilar authors
Dorsai! (Childe Cycle, #1)

4.03 avg rating — 9,955 ratings — published 1960 — 17 editions
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The Dragon and the George (...

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3.90 avg rating — 6,070 ratings — published 1976 — 28 editions
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Tactics of Mistake (Childe ...

4.22 avg rating — 2,952 ratings — published 1971 — 27 editions
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Soldier, Ask Not (Childe Cy...

3.94 avg rating — 2,565 ratings — published 1964 — 28 editions
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The Dragon Knight (Dragon K...

3.89 avg rating — 1,888 ratings — published 1990 — 12 editions
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Lost Dorsai (Childe Cycle, #6)

3.90 avg rating — 1,365 ratings — published 1980 — 19 editions
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Spirit of Dorsai (Childe Cy...

3.93 avg rating — 1,508 ratings — published 1979 — 25 editions
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Necromancer (Childe Cycle, #2)

3.64 avg rating — 1,576 ratings — published 1962 — 29 editions
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Wolf and Iron

3.94 avg rating — 1,637 ratings — published 1990 — 12 editions
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The Dragon on the Border (D...

3.81 avg rating — 1,107 ratings — published 1992 — 11 editions
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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

“Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it.”
Gordon R. Dickson

“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

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