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Edmund Cooper


UK flag (1926 - 1982)

aka Richard Avery, George Kinley, Martin Lester, Broderick Quain

Edmund Cooper was an English poet and prolific writer of speculative fiction, and other genres including children books, essays and one detective novel, published under his own name and several pen names.
 
Series
Expendables (as by Richard Avery)
   1. The Deathworms of Kratos (1975)
   2. The Rings of Tantalus (1975)
   3. The War Games of Zelos (1975)
   4. The Venom of Argus (1976)
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Novels
   The Black Phoenix (1954) (as by Martin Lester)
   Ferry Rocket (1954) (as by George Kinley)
   They Shall Not Die (1954) (as by Broderick Quain)
   The Uncertain Midnight (1958)
     aka Deadly Image
   Seed of Light (1959)
   Transit (1964)
   All Fools' Day (1966)
   A Far Sunset (1967)
   Five to Twelve (1968)
   The Last Continent (1969)
   Sea-Horse in the Sky (1969)
   Kronk (1970)
     aka Son of Kronk
   The Overman Culture (1971)
   Who Needs Men? (1972)
     aka Gender Genocide
   The Cloud Walker (1973)
   The Tenth Planet (1973)
   Prisoner of Fire (1974)
   The Slaves of Heaven (1974)
   Merry Christmas, Ms Minerva (1978)
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Collections
   Tomorrow's Gift (1958)
   Voices in the Dark (1960)
   Wish Goes to Slumberland (1960)
   Tomorrow Came (1963)
   News from Elsewhere (1968)
   The Square Root of Tomorrow (1970)
   Unborn Tomorrow (1971)
   Double Phoenix (1971) (with Roger Lancelyn Green)
   Jupiter Laughs (1979)
   A World of Difference (1980)
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Omnibus editions show
 
Edmund Cooper recommends
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Light a Last Candle (1969)
Vincent King
"...vivid stuff, a tale of strife between mutated and modified people of the far future. Impressive atmosphere, good suspense."
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Under Compulsion (1968)
Thomas M Disch
"His originality of theme and intensity of language are a delight to jaded palates."
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The Penultimate Truth (1964)
Philip K Dick
"An entertaining and disturbing read."
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Flesh (1960)
Philip José Farmer
"Very entertaining reading."

Anthologies containing stories by Edmund Cooper

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