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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.
 
Series
Isher
The Weapon Makers (1946)
     aka One Against Eternity
The Weapon Shops of Isher (1951)
The Empire of Isher (omnibus) (2000)
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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 (1985)
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Novels
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Omnibus
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Collections
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Novellas
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by A E van Vogt
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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
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A E van Vogt recommends
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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."
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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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Timediver's Dawn (1992)
(Timegods' World, book 2)
L E Modesitt Jr
"Exceptionally brilliant."

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