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John Kilian Houston Brunner (24 September 1934 – 26 August 1995) was a prolific British
United Kingdom
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 author of science fiction
Science fiction
Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginary but more or less plausible content such as future settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, aliens, and paranormal abilities...

 novel
Novel
A novel is a book of long narrative in literary prose. The genre has historical roots both in the fields of the medieval and early modern romance and in the tradition of the novella. The latter supplied the present generic term in the late 18th century....

s and stories. His 1968 novel Stand on Zanzibar
Stand on Zanzibar
Stand on Zanzibar is a dystopian New Wave science fiction novel written by John Brunner and first published in 1968. The book won a Hugo Award for Best Novel at the 27th World Science Fiction Convention in 1969, as well as the 1969 BSFA Award and the 1973 Prix Tour-Apollo Award.-Description:A...

, about an overpopulated world, won the 1968 Hugo Award
Hugo Award
The Hugo Awards are given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. The award is named after Hugo Gernsback, the founder of the pioneering science fiction magazine Amazing Stories, and was officially named the Science Fiction Achievement Awards...

 for best science fiction novel. It also won the BSFA award
BSFA award
The BSFA Awards are literary awards presented annually since 1970 by the British Science Fiction Association to honor works in the genre of science fiction. Nominees and winners are chosen based on a vote of BSFA members...

 the same year. The Jagged Orbit
The Jagged Orbit
The Jagged Orbit is a science fiction novel written by John Brunner. It was first published in 1969, in the Ace Science Fiction Specials line issued by Ace Books, and is similar to his earlier novel, Stand on Zanzibar in its narrative style and dystopic outlook...

won the BSFA award in 1970.

Life


He was born at Preston Crowmarsh
Preston Crowmarsh
Preston Crowmarsh is a hamlet in Benson civil parish in South Oxfordshire. It is on the River Thames north of Wallingford. The river can be crossed on foot here at Benson Lock....

, near Wallingford in Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire is a county in the South East region of England, bordering on Warwickshire and Northamptonshire , Buckinghamshire , Berkshire , Wiltshire and Gloucestershire ....

, and went to school at Cheltenham
Cheltenham
Cheltenham , also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a large spa town and borough in Gloucestershire, on the edge of the Cotswolds in the South-West region of England. It is the home of the flagship race of British steeplechase horse racing, the Gold Cup, the main event of the Cheltenham Festival held...

. He wrote his first novel, Galactic Storm, at 17, published under the name of Gill Hunt, but did not write full time until 1958. He served as an officer in the Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
The Royal Air Force is the aerial warfare service branch of the British Armed Forces. Formed on 1 April 1918, it is the oldest independent air force in the world...

 from 1953 to 1955, and married Marjorie Rosamond Sauer on 1958-07-12. His health began to decline in the 1980s, and worsened with the death of his wife Marjorie in 1986. He remarried, to Li Yi Tan, on 27 September 1991. Brunner died of a heart attack
Myocardial infarction
Myocardial infarction or acute myocardial infarction , commonly known as a heart attack, results from the interruption of blood supply to a part of the heart, causing heart cells to die...

 in Glasgow
Glasgow
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and third most populous in the United Kingdom. The city is situated on the River Clyde in the country's west central lowlands...

, Scotland
Scotland
Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the...

 on 25 August 1995, while attending the World Science Fiction Convention
53rd World Science Fiction Convention
The 53rd World Science Fiction Convention , Intersection, was held in Glasgow, Scotland from 24-28 August 1995. The event was also the Eurocon. The venues for the 53rd Worldcon were the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre and the nearby Moat House Hotel...

 there. Brunner was popular in science fiction fandom
Science fiction fandom
Science fiction fandom or SF fandom is a community or "fandom" of people actively interested in science fiction and fantasy and in contact with one another based upon that interest...

 in his native Britain.

Literary works


At first writing conventional space opera
Space opera
Space opera is a subgenre of science fiction that emphasizes romantic, often melodramatic adventure, set mainly or entirely in outer space, generally involving conflict between opponents possessing advanced technologies and abilities. The term has no relation to music and it is analogous to "soap...

, he later began to experiment with the novel form. His 1968 novel Stand on Zanzibar, about overpopulation, won the 1969 Hugo Award
Hugo Award
The Hugo Awards are given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. The award is named after Hugo Gernsback, the founder of the pioneering science fiction magazine Amazing Stories, and was officially named the Science Fiction Achievement Awards...

 for best science fiction novel. It also won the BSFA award
BSFA award
The BSFA Awards are literary awards presented annually since 1970 by the British Science Fiction Association to honor works in the genre of science fiction. Nominees and winners are chosen based on a vote of BSFA members...

 the same year. It exploits the fragmented organizational style John Dos Passos
John Dos Passos
John Roderigo Dos Passos was an American novelist and artist.-Early life:Born in Chicago, Illinois, Dos Passos was the illegitimate son of John Randolph Dos Passos , a distinguished lawyer of Madeiran Portuguese descent, and Lucy Addison Sprigg Madison of Petersburg, Virginia. The elder Dos Passos...

 invented for his U.S.A. trilogy
U.S.A. trilogy
The U.S.A. Trilogy is a major work of American writer John Dos Passos, comprising the novels The 42nd Parallel ; 1919, also known as Nineteen Nineteen ; and The Big Money . The three books were first published together in a single volume titled U.S.A by Harcourt Brace in January, 1938...

, but updates it in terms of the theory of media popularized by Marshall McLuhan
Marshall McLuhan
Herbert Marshall McLuhan, CC was a Canadian educator, philosopher, and scholar—a professor of English literature, a literary critic, a rhetorician, and a communication theorist...

. The Jagged Orbit won the BSFA award
BSFA award
The BSFA Awards are literary awards presented annually since 1970 by the British Science Fiction Association to honor works in the genre of science fiction. Nominees and winners are chosen based on a vote of BSFA members...

 in 1970. The Sheep Look Up
The Sheep Look Up
The Sheep Look Up is a science fiction novel by British author John Brunner, first published in 1972. The novel's setting is decidedly dystopian; the book deals with the deterioration of the environment in the United States...

(1972) was a prophetic warning of ecological disaster. Brunner is credited with coining the term worm
Computer worm
A computer worm is a self-replicating malware computer program, which uses a computer network to send copies of itself to other nodes and it may do so without any user intervention. This is due to security shortcomings on the target computer. Unlike a computer virus, it does not need to attach...

 and predicting the emergence of computer virus
Computer virus
A computer virus is a computer program that can replicate itself and spread from one computer to another. The term "virus" is also commonly but erroneously used to refer to other types of malware, including but not limited to adware and spyware programs that do not have the reproductive ability...

es in his 1975 novel The Shockwave Rider, in which he used the term to describe software which reproduces itself across a computer network. His pen names include K. H. Brunner, Gill Hunt, John Loxmith, Trevor Staines, and Keith Woodcott.

As well as his fiction, he wrote many unpaid articles in a variety of publications, particularly fanzine
Fanzine
A fanzine is a nonprofessional and nonofficial publication produced by fans of a particular cultural phenomenon for the pleasure of others who share their interest...

s, but also 13 letters to the New Scientist
New Scientist
New Scientist is a weekly non-peer-reviewed English-language international science magazine, which since 1996 has also run a website, covering recent developments in science and technology for a general audience. Founded in 1956, it is published by Reed Business Information Ltd, a subsidiary of...

and an article in Physics Education. Brunner was an active member of the organization Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament is an anti-nuclear organisation that advocates unilateral nuclear disarmament by the United Kingdom, international nuclear disarmament and tighter international arms regulation through agreements such as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty...

 and wrote the words to The H-Bomb's Thunder which was sung on the Aldermaston Marches
Aldermaston Marches
The Aldermaston marches were protest demonstrations organised by the British anti-war Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in the 1950s and 1960s. They took place on Easter weekend between the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment at Aldermaston in Berkshire, England, and London, over a distance of...

. He was a linguist and Guest of Honour at the first European Science Fiction Convention Eurocon-1 in Trieste
Trieste
Trieste is a city and seaport in northeastern Italy. It is situated towards the end of a narrow strip of land lying between the Adriatic Sea and Italy's border with Slovenia, which lies almost immediately south and east of the city...

 in 1972.

Film script


John Brunner wrote the screenplay for the 1967 science fiction film The Terrornauts
The Terrornauts
-Synopsis:Project Star Talk is based at a UK radio telescope site, its mission is to listen for radio signals from other intelligences. Dr Joe Burke is the head of the project assisted by his small team consisting of electronics expert Ben Keller and office manager Sandy Lund . Due to the lack of...

 by Amicus Productions.

1950s

  • Galactic Storm (1951) (as Gill Hunt)
  • The Man from the Big Dark (1958)
  • The 100th Millennium (1959) (revised in 1968 as Catch a Falling Star)
  • The Brink (1959)
  • Echo in the Skull (1959) (revised in 1974 as Give Warning to the World)
  • Threshold of Eternity (1959)
  • The World Swappers
    The World Swappers
    The World Swappers is a science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was first published in the United States in 1959, as one half of Ace Double D-391. The other half was Siege of the Unseen by A. E. van Vogt....

    (1959)

1960s

  • The Atlantic Abomination (1960)
  • Imprint of Chaos (1960)
  • Sanctuary in the Sky (1960)
  • The Skynappers (1960)
  • Slavers of Space (1960) (revised in 1968 as Into the Slave Nebula
    Into the Slave Nebula
    Into the Slave Nebula is a science fiction novel written by John Brunner and first published in 1968. It is a revised version of Slavers of Space .-Plot summary:...

    )
  • I Speak for Earth (1961) (as Keith Woodcott)
  • Meeting at Infinity (1961)
  • Put Down This Earth (1962) (revised in 1963 as The Dreaming Earth)
  • The Ladder in the Sky (1962) (as Keith Woodcott)
  • No Future in It (1962) short story collection
  • Secret Agent of Terra
    Secret Agent of Terra
    Secret Agent of Terra is a 1962 science fiction novel by John Brunner. It is the first book of the Zarathustra Refugee Planets series. The other books are Castaways' World and The Repairmen of Cyclops . Secret Agent of Terra was first published as Ace Double F-133, with The Rim of Space by A...

    (1962) (revised in 1969 as The Avengers of Carrig)
  • The Super Barbarians
    The Super Barbarians
    The Super Barbarians is a science fiction novel by John Brunner.It was first published in the United States by Ace Books in 1962.-Plot summary:...

    (1962)
  • Times Without Number
    Times Without Number
    Times Without Number is a time travel/alternate history novel by John Brunner.-Publication History:Originally Brunner wrote three stories published in 1962 in consecutive issues of the British magazine Science Fiction Adventures: "Spoil of Yesterday" in #25, "The Word Not Written" in #26, and "The...

    (1962) (expanded in 1969) short story collection
  • Spoil of Yesterday (1962) (Novelette, Science Fiction Adventures: pp2–40, 5:25)
  • The Word Not Written (1962) (Novelette, Science Fiction Adventures: pp62–100, 5:26)
  • The Fullness of Time
    The Fullness of Time
    The Fullness of Time was progressive metal band Redemption's second album overall, but the first to feature a "band" lineup, as opposed to a project lineup as found on the 2003 eponymous debut...

    (1962) (Novelette, Science Fiction Adventures: pp2–42, 5:27)
  • The Astronauts Must Not Land (1963) (revised in 1973 as More Things in Heaven
    More Things in Heaven
    More Things in Heaven is a science fiction novel written by John Brunner and based in part on an earlier work, The Astronauts Must Not Land copyrighted in 1963 by Ace Books, revised version published in 1973 by Dell Books. The title is taken from Shakespeare's Hamlet Act 1...

    )
  • Castaways' World (1963) (revised in 1974 as Polymath
    Polymath (novel)
    Polymath is a science fiction novel by John Brunner, first published in 1974 by DAW Books, an expansion of Castaways' World .-Plot summary:...

    )
  • The Dreaming Earth (1963) (revision of Put Down This Earth)
  • Listen! The Stars! (1963) (revised in 1972 as The Stardroppers
    The Stardroppers
    The Stardroppers is a science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was originally published at novella-length in 1962 as Listen, the Stars, in Analog and then as part of an Ace Double in 1963; in 1972 the revised, novel-length form was published by DAW Books..- Plot introduction :The Stardroppers is...

    )
  • The Psionic Menace (1963) (as Keith Woodcott)
  • The Rites of Ohe (1963)
  • The Space-Time Juggler (1963) (also published as The Wanton of Argus)
  • To Conquer Chaos
    To Conquer Chaos
    To Conquer Chaos is a 1964 science fiction novel by John Brunner.-Plot summary:On the face of the Earth only the Barrenland remained an impenetrable mystery—a blasted radioactive area the size of a small state where no man dared to venture...

    (1964)
  • The Crutch of Memory (1964)
  • Endless Shadow (1964)
  • The Whole Man
    The Whole Man
    The Whole Man is a 1964 science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1965.This novel is often considered a turning point in Brunner's career, a step up from the brief and action-centered work he'd been turning out as Ace Doubles to the richer, more...

    (1964) (also published as Telepathist
    Telepathist
    Telepathist may refer to:*Telepathy*The Whole Man, novel by John Brunner...

    )
  • The Altar at Asconel (1965) (also published as The Altar on Asconel)
  • The Day of the Star Cities (1965) (revised in 1973 as Age of Miracles)
  • Enigma from Tantalus (1965)
  • The Long Result
    The Long Result
    The Long Result is a 1965 British science fiction novel, by John Brunner in which difficult problems are solved by clever people working hard and sensibly, with the violent approach revealed as an aberration, and with a halogen-breathing deus-ex-machina largely leaving people to solve people...

    (1965)
  • The Martian Sphinx
    The Martian Sphinx
    The Martian Sphinx is a science fiction novel by John Brunner, writing under the pen-name of Keith Woodcott. It was first published in the United States by Ace Books in 1965....

    (1965) (as Keith Woodcott)
  • Now Then! (1965) (also published as Now Then
    Now Then
    Now Then is the fourth album by American-born singer/songwriter Jeb Loy Nichols, released in 2005 on the Tuition record label in the UK and Bongo Beat in the US.-Track listing:#"Sometimes Shooting Stars" – 2:56#"Really Together" – 3:23...

    ) short story collection
  • The Repairmen of Cyclops (1965)
  • The Squares of the City
    The Squares of the City
    The Squares of the City is a science fiction novel written by John Brunner and first published in 1965 . It was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1966....

    (1965)
  • Wear the Butcher's Medal (1965)
  • Born Under Mars (1966)
  • The Evil that Men Do (1966)
  • No Other Gods But Me (1966) short story collection
  • A Planet of Your Own (1966)
  • Born Under Mars (1967)
  • Out of My Mind (1967, Ballantine; abridged variant 1968, NEL) short story collection
  • The Productions of Time
    The Productions of Time
    The Productions of Time is a science fiction novel written by John Brunner and first published in 1967 by New American Library.-Plot summary:The plot follows Murray Douglas as he joins a theatre production with a group of dysfunctional actors...

    (1967)
  • Quicksand (1967)
  • Bedlam Planet (1968)
  • Catch a Falling Star (1968) (revision of The 100th Millennium)
  • Father of Lies (1968)
  • Into the Slave Nebula
    Into the Slave Nebula
    Into the Slave Nebula is a science fiction novel written by John Brunner and first published in 1968. It is a revised version of Slavers of Space .-Plot summary:...

    (1968) (revision of Slavers of Space)
  • Not Before Time
    Not Before Time
    Not Before Time is a collection of science fiction short stories by John Brunner, published in 1968.-Contents:* Prerogative* Fair Warning* The Warp and the Woof-Woof* Singleminded* A Better Mousetrap* Coincidence Day* Seizure...

    (1968) short story collection
  • Stand on Zanzibar
    Stand on Zanzibar
    Stand on Zanzibar is a dystopian New Wave science fiction novel written by John Brunner and first published in 1968. The book won a Hugo Award for Best Novel at the 27th World Science Fiction Convention in 1969, as well as the 1969 BSFA Award and the 1973 Prix Tour-Apollo Award.-Description:A...

    (1968)
  • The Avengers of Carrig (1969) (revision of Secret Agent of Terra
    Secret Agent of Terra
    Secret Agent of Terra is a 1962 science fiction novel by John Brunner. It is the first book of the Zarathustra Refugee Planets series. The other books are Castaways' World and The Repairmen of Cyclops . Secret Agent of Terra was first published as Ace Double F-133, with The Rim of Space by A...

    )
  • Black Is the Color (1969)
  • Double, Double
    Double, Double
    Double, Double is a science fiction novel by John Brunner, first published in the United States as an original paperback by Ballantine Books in 1969 and reprinted in 1979 as a Del Rey paperback. A hardcover edition was released in the British market in 1971 by Sidgwick & Jackson.-Reception:Spider...

    (1969)
  • The Evil That Men Do (1969)
  • The Jagged Orbit
    The Jagged Orbit
    The Jagged Orbit is a science fiction novel written by John Brunner. It was first published in 1969, in the Ace Science Fiction Specials line issued by Ace Books, and is similar to his earlier novel, Stand on Zanzibar in its narrative style and dystopic outlook...

    (1969)
  • A Plague on Both Your Causes (1969) (also published as Backlash)
  • Timescoop
    Timescoop
    Timescoop is a science fiction novel by John Brunner, published in 1969.-Plot summary:The novel expresses Brunner in a lighter mode than other novels of the period such as Stand on Zanzibar and The Sheep Look Up...

    (1969)
  • Times Without Number
    Times Without Number
    Times Without Number is a time travel/alternate history novel by John Brunner.-Publication History:Originally Brunner wrote three stories published in 1962 in consecutive issues of the British magazine Science Fiction Adventures: "Spoil of Yesterday" in #25, "The Word Not Written" in #26, and "The...

    (1969) (expanded from Times Without Number
    Times Without Number
    Times Without Number is a time travel/alternate history novel by John Brunner.-Publication History:Originally Brunner wrote three stories published in 1962 in consecutive issues of the British magazine Science Fiction Adventures: "Spoil of Yesterday" in #25, "The Word Not Written" in #26, and "The...

    (1962)) short story collection

1970s

  • The Devil's Work (1970)
  • The Gaudy Shadows (1970)
  • Good Men Do Nothing (1971)
  • Honky in the Woodpile (1971)
  • The Traveler in Black
    The Compleat Traveller in Black
    The Compleat Traveller in Black is a collection of short stories, written in a fantasy vein, by John Brunner. The first edition, titled The Traveler in Black, had only four stories and was issued in 1971 in the Ace Science Fiction Specials line...

    (1971) (revised and expanded by 1 story as The Compleat Traveller in Black
    The Compleat Traveller in Black
    The Compleat Traveller in Black is a collection of short stories, written in a fantasy vein, by John Brunner. The first edition, titled The Traveler in Black, had only four stories and was issued in 1971 in the Ace Science Fiction Specials line...

     in 1986)
  • Trip: A Sequence of Poems Through the U.S.A. (1971) poetry collection
  • The Wrong End of Time (1971)
  • The Dramaturges of Yan (1972)
  • Entry to Elsewhen
    Entry to Elsewhen
    Entry to Elsewhen is a collection of science fiction short stories by John Brunner, published in 1972. It contains the following stories:* Host Age first appeared in New Worlds SF in 1955....

    (1972) short story collection
  • From This Day Forward (1972) short story collection
  • The Sheep Look Up
    The Sheep Look Up
    The Sheep Look Up is a science fiction novel by British author John Brunner, first published in 1972. The novel's setting is decidedly dystopian; the book deals with the deterioration of the environment in the United States...

    (1972)
  • The Stardroppers
    The Stardroppers
    The Stardroppers is a science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was originally published at novella-length in 1962 as Listen, the Stars, in Analog and then as part of an Ace Double in 1963; in 1972 the revised, novel-length form was published by DAW Books..- Plot introduction :The Stardroppers is...

    (1972) (revision of Listen! The Stars!)
  • Age of Miracles (1973) (revision of The Day of the Star Cities)
  • More Things in Heaven
    More Things in Heaven
    More Things in Heaven is a science fiction novel written by John Brunner and based in part on an earlier work, The Astronauts Must Not Land copyrighted in 1963 by Ace Books, revised version published in 1973 by Dell Books. The title is taken from Shakespeare's Hamlet Act 1...

    (1973) (revision of The Astronauts Must Not Land)
  • The Stone That Never Came Down (1973)
  • Time-Jump (1973) short story collection
  • Give Warning to the World (1974) (revision of Echo in the Skull)
  • A Hastily Thrown Together Bit of Zork (1974) poetry collection
  • Polymath
    Polymath (novel)
    Polymath is a science fiction novel by John Brunner, first published in 1974 by DAW Books, an expansion of Castaways' World .-Plot summary:...

    (1974) (revision of Castaways' World)
  • Total Eclipse (1974)
  • Web of Everywhere (1974) (also published as The Webs of Everywhere)
  • The Shockwave Rider
    The Shockwave Rider
    The Shockwave Rider is a science fiction novel by John Brunner, originally published in 1975. It is notable for its hero's use of computer hacking skills to escape pursuit in a dystopian future, and for the coining of the word "worm" to describe a program that propagates itself through a computer...

    (1975)
  • The Book of John Brunner (1976) short story collection
  • Interstellar Empire (1976) collection/omnibus of The Altar on Asconcel, The Man from the Big Dark, The Wanton of Argus/The Space-Time Juggler
  • Tomorrow May Be Even Worse (1978) poetry collection

1980s

  • Foreign-Constellations (1980) short story collection
  • The Infinitive of Go
    The Infinitive of Go
    The Infinitive of Go is a 1980 science fiction novel by John Brunner.-Plot introduction:The novel revolves around a teleportation technology which is being developed. It works by making the space at the destination "congruent" with the space at the departure point. Any object in the departure...

    (1980)
  • Players at the Game of People
    Players at the Game of People
    Players at the Game of People is a science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was first published in the United States by Del Rey Books in 1980....

    (1980)
  • Manshape
    Manshape
    Manshape is a science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was first published in 1982....

    (1982) (revision of Endless Shadow)
  • While There's Hope (1982)
  • The Crucible of Time
    The Crucible of Time
    The Crucible of Time is a fix-up science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was first published in 1983.-Serials:Parts 1 and 2 appeared in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine as "The Fire is Lit" and "Fusing and Refusing" ....

    (1983)
  • The Great Steamboat Race (1983)
  • A New Settlement of Old Scores (1983) songs
  • The Tides of Time
    The Tides of Time
    The Tides of Time is an album by British-Argentine composer Polo Piatti. It was launched on December 5, 2009, and released in January 2010 on Seafront Records....

    (1984)
  • The Compleat Traveller in Black
    The Compleat Traveller in Black
    The Compleat Traveller in Black is a collection of short stories, written in a fantasy vein, by John Brunner. The first edition, titled The Traveler in Black, had only four stories and was issued in 1971 in the Ace Science Fiction Specials line...

    (1986) short story collection
  • The Shift Key
    The Shift Key
    The Shift Key is a science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was first published in the United Kingdom by Methuen in 1987....

    (1987)
  • The Best of John Brunner (1988) short story collection
  • Children of the Thunder
    Children of the Thunder
    Children of the Thunder is a 1988 science fiction novel by John Brunner.The novel explores several themes: environment degradation of the modern world , paternal irresponsibility , and conservative tendencies in British politics...

    (1988)
  • The Days of March (1988)
  • Victims of the Nova (1989) Omnibus of Polymath
    Polymath
    A polymath is a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas. In less formal terms, a polymath may simply be someone who is very knowledgeable...

    , The Avengers of Carrig, The Repairmen of Cyclops

1990s

  • A Case of Painter's Ear (1991) (posthumous)
  • A Maze of Stars (1991)
  • Muddle Earth
    Muddle Earth (John Brunner)
    Muddle Earth is a science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was first published in the United States by Ballantine Del Rey Books in 1993. It tells the story of a man awakened from cryogenic suspension in a bizarre 24th century where Earth is a tourist attraction....

    (1993)

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