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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
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Slan
   1. Slan (1946)
   2. Slan Hunter (2007) (with Kevin J Anderson)
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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 (1973)
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Mutant Mage
   1. Empire of the Atom (1957)
   2. The Wizard of Linn (1962)
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Novels
   The Book of Ptath (1947)
     aka Two Hundred Million AD
   Earth's Last Fortress (1950)
     aka Masters of Time
   The House That Stood Still (1950)
     aka The Undercover Aliens / The Mating Cry
   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)
   Tyranopolis (1973)
     aka Future Glitter
   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
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Collections
   M33 in Andromeda (1943)
   Out of the Unknown (1948) (with E Mayne Hull)
   Away and Beyond (1952)
   Destination: Universe! (1952)
   The Far-Out Worlds of A E van Vogt (1956)
   Monsters (1965)
     aka The Blal
   The Sea Thing (1970)
   The Proxy Intelligence (1971)
   The Book of Van Vogt (1972)
     aka Lost: Fifty Suns
   The Three Eyes of Evil (1973)
   The Best of A E van Vogt (1974)
   The Best of A E van Vogt 1940 - 1948 (1979)
   The Best of A E van Vogt 1949 - 1968 (1979)
   Futures Past (1999)
   Essential A E Van Vogt (2003)
   The Earth Killers (2010)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   The Expendables (1963)
   Vault of the Beast (2008)
   The Storm (2011)
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Non fiction
   The Hypnotism Handbook (1956) (with Charles Edward Cooke)
   The Money Personality (1975)
   Reflections of A. E. Van Vogt (1979)
   A Report on the Violent Male (1992)
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Omnibus editions
   A Van Vogt Omnibus (1967)
   Van Vogt Omnibus 2 (1971)
   Transgalactic (2006)
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A E van Vogt recommends
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Timediver's Dawn (1992)
(Timegods' World, book 2)
L E Modesitt Jr
"Exceptionally brilliant."
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Gods in a Vortex (1979)
(Gods in a Vortex, book 1)
David Houston
"Masterfully written! A work of beauty, power and depth!"
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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."

Anthologies containing stories by A E van Vogt
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Sense of Wonder (2023)
A Century of Science Fiction
edited by
Leigh Ronald Grossman
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2020 Vision 50th Anniversary Edition (2020)
edited by
Diane Girard, Jerry Pournelle and AE Voyt

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