Starmont Reader's Guide Series

48 primary works • 48 total works
A series of guides focusing on influential authors in the science fiction and fantasy genres.
Numbering taken from: Internet Speculative Fiction db

Book 1

Arthur C. Clarke
3.89
· 9 Ratings ·
published 1979
· 4 editions
The second edition of Eric S. Rabkin's study of t…
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Book 2

Roger Zelazny
3.86
· 14 Ratings · 2 Reviews ·
published 1979
· 2 editions
This is the first guide to the works of this well…
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Book 3

Philip José Farmer
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Book 4

Joe Haldeman
4.12
· 8 Ratings ·
published 1980
· 2 editions
A chronology and study of Haldeman's life and wor…
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Book 5

Frank Herbert Starmont Readers Guide 5
3.00
· 2 Ratings ·
published 1980
· 1 edition
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Book 6

Alfred Bester
4.00
· 2 Ratings ·
published 2008
· 2 editions

A chronology, study, annotated bibliography of Be…

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Book 7

Theodore Sturgeon
4.33
· 3 Ratings ·
published 1980
· 3 editions
Dr. Lahna F. Diskin examines the life and work of…
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Book 8

Fritz Leiber
3.00
· 1 Ratings · 1 Reviews · 2 editions
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Book 9

David Lindsay
5.00
· 2 Ratings ·
published 1982
· 3 editions
Gary K. Wolfe examines the life and work of Briti…
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Book 10

Samuel R. Delany
4.33
· 3 Ratings ·
published 1982
· 2 editions
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Book 11

Hal Clement
3.00
· 1 Ratings ·
published 2007
· 3 editions
Donald M. Hassler examines the life and work of A…
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Book 12

Philip K. Dick
2.50
· 2 Ratings ·
published 1982
· 2 editions
Contents:

I. Chronology
II. Overview of Life and Wo…
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Book 13

H.P. Lovecraft
3.67
· 3 Ratings ·
published 1982
· 3 editions
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Book 14

C. S. Lewis
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Book 15

Jack London
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Book 16

Stephen King: The Art of Darkness
4.16
· 2067 Ratings · 18 Reviews ·
published 1982
· 10 editions
A critical look at the work of Stephen King, writ…
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Book 18

Robert Silverberg
3.00
· 2 Ratings ·
published 1983
· 2 editions
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Book 19

H. G. Wells
4.00
· 7 Ratings · 2 Reviews ·
published 2007
· 3 editions
Robert Crossley provides a comprehensive examinat…
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Book 20

Piers Anthony
4.14
· 22 Ratings ·
published 1983
· 3 editions
Michael R. Collings examines the life and work of…
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Book 21

Olaf Stapledon
0.00
·
published 1985
· 2 editions
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Book 22

James Tiptree, Jr
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Book 23

Suzy McKee Charnas Octavia Butler Joan D. Vinge
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Book 24

E.E. Doc Smith
3.67
· 6 Ratings ·
published 2008
· 2 editions
A study of Smith's life and work as well as the i…
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Book 25

Charles Williams
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Book 26

J.G. Ballard
3.00
· 4 Ratings ·
published 1985
· 3 editions
Peter Brigg examines the life and work of British…
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Book 27

Marion Zimmer Bradley
3.40
· 10 Ratings ·
published 1985
· 3 editions
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Book 28

Brian Aldiss
4.00
· 3 Ratings ·
published 1986
· 3 editions
A guide to Aldiss's fictional output from the 50'…
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Book 29

Gene Wolfe
3.89
· 9 Ratings · 1 Reviews ·
published 1986
· 3 editions
An annotated bibliography and criticism of Gene W…
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Book 30

Anne McCaffrey
4.70
· 10 Ratings · 1 Reviews ·
published 1985
· 3 editions
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Book 31

Ray Bradbury
5.00
· 3 Ratings ·
published 1988
· 3 editions
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Book 33

Children's Fantasy
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Book 34

Ira Levin
5.00
· 1 Ratings ·
published 1987
· 3 editions
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Book 35

Robert E. Howard
5.00
· 1 Ratings ·
published 1986
· 3 editions
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Book 36

Mary Shelley
3.00
· 1 Ratings ·
published 1988
· 2 editions
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Book 37

Robert Bloch Companion
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Book 39

Frederik Pohl
3.20
· 5 Ratings ·
published 1987
· 2 editions
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Book 40

Isaac Asimov
1.00
· 2 Ratings · 1 Reviews ·
published 1991
· 3 editions
Well-known critic Hassler here contributes a comp…
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Book 43

A. Merritt
3.00
· 1 Ratings ·
published 1988
· 2 editions
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Book 44

Peter Beagle
4.00
· 2 Ratings ·
published 1988
· 3 editions
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Book 45

George Alec Effinger
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Book 46

Stephen Donaldson
5.00
· 1 Ratings ·
published 1987
· 2 editions
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Book 47

Lewis Carroll
0.00
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published 1990
· 3 editions
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Book 48

Ramsey Campbell
3.40
· 5 Ratings · 1 Reviews ·
published 1988
· 7 editions
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Book 49

Clark Ashton Smith: A Critical Guide to the Man and His Work, Second Edition
Clark Ashton Smith (1893-1961) was a major writer…
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Book 50

Christopher Priest
3.50
· 2 Ratings ·
published 1988
· 3 editions
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Book 54

J.R.R. Tolkien The Art Of The Myth Maker
4.50
· 2 Ratings ·
published 1992
· 4 editions
This appears to be a paperback edition of the sam…
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Book 58

William Gibson
4.33
· 3 Ratings ·
published 1992
· 2 editions
Lance Olsen's discerning critique was the first e…
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Book 61

Kurt Vonnegut
3.00
· 6 Ratings ·
published 1992
· 3 editions
Morse argues that Vonnegut deserves acclaim as a…
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