Gordon R Dickson

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Gordon R. Dickson (1923 - 2001)
Gordon Rupert Dickson was born in Alberta, Canada, in 1923 but resided in the United States from the age of thirteen. Along with Robert A. Heinlein, he is regarded as one of the fathers of military space opera, his Dorsai! sequence being an early exemplar of both military SF and Future History. Dickson was one of the rare breed of authors as well known for his fantasy as his SF. The Dragon and the George, the first novel in his Dragon Knight sequence, was shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award and won the British Fantasy Award. Dickson's work also won him three Hugos and Nebula. He died in 2001.


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The Tactics
of Mistake

Soldier, Ask Not (1967) Dorsai!
The Final Encyclopedia (1984) The Dorsai! eBook Collection

Other Titles

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The Alien Way (1965) The Dragon and the George
Time Storm


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