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"One of science fiction's most revered writers."
"One of science fiction's masters."
|The Saturn Game||17|
|Death and the Knight||111|
|The Horn of Time the Hunter||137|
|The Master Key||152|
|The Problem of Pain||185|
|Three Hearts and Three Lions||238|
|A Midsummer Tempest||355|
|The Shrine for Lost Children||360|
|The Queen of Air and Darkness||375|
Posted December 9, 2008
GOING FOR INFINITY pays homage to one of the speculative fiction¿s greatest authors of the twentieth century by providing a taste of Poul Anderson¿s works as well as his retrospective thoughts over the six decades he wrote. The tales run the gamut of science fiction and fantasy with mystery thrown in showing how diverse a writer Mr. Anderson was. Some of the science fiction seems obsolete, but when looked from a historiographic perspective provides insight into the times the stories were written and into the mind of a creative individual. The fantasies and detective contributions hold up better as they clearly show Mr. Anderson¿s real talent of turning the obviously impossible into something that feels real and genuine; thus leaving the awed audience celebrating the classic works of a noteworthy renaissance writer. Harriet KlausnerWas this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.