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Greg Bear (1951 - )
Gregory Dale Bear was born in San Francisco in 1951 and is regarded as one of the world's leading hard SF authors. He sold his first short story, at the age of fifteen, to Robert Lowndes's Famous Science Fiction, and began to write full time in 1975, since which time he has produced a body of work of huge significance and influence to the science fiction canon. He is the winner of 5 Nebulas and 2 Hugos, amongst many other awards, and is regarded as one of the natural successors to Olaf Stapledon and Arthur C. Clarke. A full-time writer, he lives in Washington State with his family. He is married to Astrid Anderson Bear, daughter of award-winning SF writer, the late Poul Anderson.

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Essential reading

Wondering where to start with Greg Bear? Gateway recommends beginning with the SF Masterworks - which have been selected to showcase the greatest works of modern science fiction - and then moving on to the Gateway Essentials . . .


SF MASTERWORKS

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Blood Music
(1985)
Eon
(1985)

 

GATEWAY ESSENTIALS

Eon

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Eternity
(1988)
Legacy
(1995)

Other Titles

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Queen of Angels
(1990)

 

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