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Favorite author (spinoff from Current reads)

Postby Kopio » Mon Mar 01, 2004 8:01 pm

Just thought I'd see who you like. I'm a die hard sci-fi-er.

Roger Zelazny tops my list, his Amber series is my all time favorite series. On the whole I prefer his early work (This Immortal, Dilvish the Damned), rather than his late collaborations....when he paired with another author I think he put out some garabage (especially his posthumous work).

Roger is closely Followed by:

Isaac Aasimov
Robert Silverburg
Larry Niven
Orson Scott Card
and Arthur C. Clarke

I am always looking for good Sci-Fi authors to read....so if you have some that are noteworthy...please share :P
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Postby Emma_85 » Mon Mar 01, 2004 8:05 pm

Terry Pratchett

Lol, there are some other authors of course, but he's certainly my all time favourite.
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Postby benissimus » Mon Mar 01, 2004 8:07 pm

Anthony Burgess <3
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Postby klewlis » Mon Mar 01, 2004 8:58 pm

Thomas Hardy all the way!

Oh, and of course Chesterton.


(sorry they're not not sci-fi... how about Bradbury?)
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Postby 1%homeless » Mon Mar 01, 2004 10:28 pm

J.D. Salinger
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Postby annis » Mon Mar 01, 2004 10:43 pm

Of what my friend calls "The Three Bs: Brin, Baxter, Baer", I'm most fond of the last two. I tried Brin once, and found the experience so aversive that I've not ever tried to read him again.
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Postby mariek » Tue Mar 02, 2004 6:15 am


Hmm... I guess I'd have to say Alexandre Dumas and Jane Austen.
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Postby MDS » Tue Mar 02, 2004 10:58 pm

Very hard question to answer...I'd have to say Wilbur Smith or Colleen McCullough.
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Postby Evito » Wed Mar 03, 2004 10:58 am

I read only Latin and at this moment in time only Ovid!
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