Four Science Fiction Masters: Herbert, Pohl, Simak & Dickson [NOOK Book]

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This book includes lost interviews with four masters of post-war American science fiction. Frank Herbert was the creator of the spectacularly popular DUNE series of novels. Frederik Pohl has been writing powerful and provocative SF for nearly seven decades and was one of the genre's top editors for much of that time. When he wasn't doing his day job in science journalism, Clifford Simak wrote thoughtful, graceful SF of a pastoral kind. Gordon Dickson was one of speculative fiction's most prolific writers, ...

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Four Science Fiction Masters: Herbert, Pohl, Simak & Dickson

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Overview

This book includes lost interviews with four masters of post-war American science fiction. Frank Herbert was the creator of the spectacularly popular DUNE series of novels. Frederik Pohl has been writing powerful and provocative SF for nearly seven decades and was one of the genre's top editors for much of that time. When he wasn't doing his day job in science journalism, Clifford Simak wrote thoughtful, graceful SF of a pastoral kind. Gordon Dickson was one of speculative fiction's most prolific writers, covering everything from hard SF to whimsical fantasy. This compact volume catches them all in their primes, in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Their trenchant, prescient observations still resonate three decades later.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940033090884
  • Publisher: D.R. Martin
  • Publication date: 2/23/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,142,763
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

D. R. Martin grew up in Duluth, Minnesota, and began his writing career as an arts journalist in Minneapolis. As a professional writer, he has covered topics ranging from consumer electronics and medical technology to travel and classical music. For many years, he reviewed science fiction and fantasy books for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.In addition to his Johnny Graphic juvenile ghost adventure series (johnnygraphicadventures.com) and Marta Hjelm mystery (Smoking Ruin), Martin has published a Victorian mystery and a canine cozy under the pen name Richard Audry (richardaudry.com).
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