A E van Vogt's picture
Followed by 7 of our members

A E van Vogt


(Alfred Elton van Vogt)
Canada (1912 - 2000)
Husband of E Mayne Hull

Alfred Elton van Vogt was a Canadian-born science fiction author who was one of the most prolific, yet complex, writers of the mid-twentieth century "Golden Age" of the genre. Many fans of that era would have named van Vogt, Robert Heinlein, and Isaac Asimov as the three greatest science fiction writers.

Genres: Science Fiction
 
Series
Isher
   1. The Weapon Shops of Isher (1951)
   2. The Weapon Makers (1946)
     aka One Against Eternity
thumbthumb
 
Null-A
   1. The World of Null-A (1948)
   2. The Pawns of Null-A (1956)
     aka The Players of Null-A
   3. Null-A 3 (1985)
thumbthumbthumb
 
thumbthumb
 
Novels
   Slan (1946)
   The Book of Ptath (1947)
     aka Two Hundred Million AD
   The House That Stood Still (1950)
     aka Undercover Aliens / The Mating Cry
   Masters of Time (1950)
     aka Earth's Last Fortress
   The Voyage of the Space Beagle (1950)
   Mission to the Stars (1952)
     aka The Mixed Men
   The Universe Maker (1953)
   Planets for Sale (1954) (with E Mayne Hull)
   The Mind Cage (1957)
   Siege of the Unseen (1959)
   The War against the Rull (1959)
   The Violent Man (1962)
   The Beast (1963)
     aka Moonbeast
   The Twisted Men (1964)
   Rogue Ship (1965)
   The Winged Man (1966) (with E Mayne Hull)
   The Changeling (1969)
   The Silkie (1969)
   Children of Tomorrow (1970)
   Quest for the Future (1970)
   More Than Superhuman (1971)
   The Battle of Forever (1972)
   Future Glitter (1973)
     aka Tyranopolis
   The Darkness on Diamondia (1974)
   The Man with a Thousand Names (1974)
   The Secret Galactics (1974)
     aka Earth Factor X
   The Gryb (1976) (with E Mayne Hull)
   Supermind (1977)
   The Anarchistic Colossus (1977)
   Pendulum (1978)
   The Enchanted Village (1979)
   Renaissance (1979)
   Cosmic Encounter (1980)
   Computerworld (1983)
     aka Computer Eye
   Slan Hunter (2007) (with Kevin J Anderson)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumb
 
Omnibus
thumbthumbthumbthumb
 
Collections
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbno image available
thumbthumbthumbthumb
 
Novellas
thumbthumb
 
Non fiction
thumbthumbthumbthumb
 
Anthologies containing stories by A E van Vogt
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbno image available
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
 
Short stories
A Can of Paint
Defence
The Great Engine
The Harmonizer
Heir Unapparent
The Rulers
The Search
The Second Solution
Secret Unattainable
The Sound
Black Destroyer (1939)
The First Martian (1939)
The Sea Thing [short story] (1939)
Vault of the Beast (1940)
The Seesaw (1941)
Asylum (1942)
Cooperate - Or Else! (1942)
Not Only Dead Men (1942)
Recruiting Station (1942)
The Weapons Shop (1942)
The Witch (1942)
Concealment (1943)
The Storm (1943)
Far Centaurus (1944)
Juggernaut (1944)
Film Library (1946)
Hand of the Gods (1946)
The Cataaaaa (1947)
Dormant (1948)
The Great Judge (1948)
The Monster (1948)
Resurrection (1948)
The Rull (1948)
Dear Pen Pal (1949)
Final Command (1949)
The Green Forest (1949)
Enchanted Village (1950)
War of Nerves (1950)
The Weapon Shops of Isher [short story] (1951)
Fulfilment (1952)
The Expendables (1963)
Itself! (1963)
Research Alpha (1965) (with James Schmitz)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Silkies in Space (1966)
The Proxy Intelligence [short story] (1968)
The Human Operators (1970) (with Harlan Ellison)
Process (1973)


Awards
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1966) : Research Alpha


Books about A E van Vogt
thumbno image availableno image availablethumb
thumb
 
A E van Vogt recommends
thumb
The Year of the Quiet Sun (1970)
Wilson Tucker
"An H G Wells-type time machine takes this chilling story's anti-hero into a nightmare only-a-few-years-from-now future, which many people will feel we have earned by our treatment of minorities."
thumb
Gods in a Vortex (1979)
(Gods in a Vortex, book 1)
David Houston
"Masterfully written! A work of beauty, power and depth!"
thumb
Timediver's Dawn (1992)
(Timegods' World, book 2)
L E Modesitt Jr
"Exceptionally brilliant."

Visitors to this page also looked at these authors