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Raymond F Jones


(Raymond Fisher Jones)
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Raymond F Jones was an American science fiction author. He is best known for his 1952 novel, This Island Earth, which was adapted into the 1955 film This Island Earth.

Jones' career was at its peak during the 1940s, '50s, and '60s. His stories were published mainly in magazines such as Thrilling Wonder Stories, Astounding Stories, and Galaxy. His short story Noise Level is known as one of his best works.

Genres: Science Fiction
 
Novels
   Renaissance (1944)
     aka Man of Two Worlds
   The Alien (1951)
   This Island Earth (1952)
   The Secret People (1956)
     aka The Deviates
   The Year When Stardust Fell (1958)
   The Cybernetic Brains (1962)
   Syn (1969)
   Moonbase One (1971)
   Renegades of Time (1975)
   The King of Eolim (1975)
   The River and the Dream (1977)
   Weeping May Tarry (1978) (with Lester del Rey)
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Omnibus
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Collections
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Novellas
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Series contributed to
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Non fiction
   Radar (1972)
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Anthologies containing stories by Raymond F Jones
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Short stories
The Gift of the Gods
Correspondence Course (1945)
The Person from Porlock (1947)
The Alien Machine (1949)
Noise Level (1952)
This Island Earth [short story] (1952)
Intermission Time (1953)
The Moon is Death (1953)
The Non-Statistical Man [short story] (1956)
The Gardener (1957)
Rat Race (1966)Hugo (nominee)


Awards
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1967) : Rat Race