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Stephen R. Donaldson

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Stephen Donaldson, 1947 - Novelist Stephen Donaldson was born on May 13, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio to James R. Donaldson, a medical missionary, and Mary Ruth Reeder, a prosthetist. His father was an orthopedic surgeon that worked with lepers in India. He lived in India between the ages of three to visa mer sixteen and while listening to one of his father's lectures on leprosy, he conceived the legendary Thomas Covenant. Donaldson attended the College of Wooster, Ohio and graduated in 1968. Afterwards, he spent two years being a conscientious objector doing hospital work in Akron and then attended Kent University where he received an M.A. in English. Donaldson's publishing debut was with "Lord Foul's Bane" (1977), which was the first book in the fantasy trilogy entitled The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever. It was named best novel of the year by the British Fantasy Society and received the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, in 1979. He followed with the sequel series The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, also set in The Land, starting with "Daughter of Regals," and then the Mordant's Need series with "The Mirror of Her Dreams" and "A Man Rides Through." Donaldson is also the author of the Gap Into series of science fiction adventure that began with "The Real Story" and followed with "Forbidden Knowledge," "A Dark and Hungry God Arises," and "Chaos and Order." In addition to the awards he received for his first novel/series, Donaldson has also received the Balrog Fantasy Award for Best Novel for "The Wounded Land" in 1981 and for "The One Tree" in 1983, the Saturn Award for Best Fantasy Novel for "The One Tree" in 1983, the Balrog Fantasy Award for Best Collection for "Daughter of Regals and Other Tales" in 1985, and the Science Fiction Book Club Award for Best Book of the Year for "The Mirror of Her Dreams" in 1988 and "A Man Rides Through" in 1989. He also received The College of Wooster Distinguished Alumni Award in 1989, the WIN/WIN Popular Fiction Readers Choice Award for Favorite Fantasy Author in 1991, the Atlanta Fantasy Fair Award for Outstanding Achievement in 1992 and the President's Award, The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts in 1997. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre
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Verk av Stephen R. Donaldson

Furst Nids förbannelse (1977) 6,046 exemplar
Ondskans sten (1977) 4,506 exemplar
Kraften som bevarar (1977) 4,323 exemplar
Det sargade landet (1980) 3,578 exemplar
Det enda trädet (1982) 3,451 exemplar
Det vita guldets herre (1983) 3,414 exemplar
Spegelmästarna (1986) 2,933 exemplar
A Man Rides Through (1987) 2,512 exemplar
The Runes of the Earth (2004) 2,126 exemplar
Daughter of Regals and Other Tales (1984) 1,277 exemplar
Fatal Revenant (2007) 1,260 exemplar
Against All Things Ending (2010) 849 exemplar
Reave the Just and Other Tales (1998) 584 exemplar
Gilden-fire (short story) (1981) 562 exemplar
The Last Dark (2013) 482 exemplar
Seventh Decimate (2017) 229 exemplar
The Man Who Fought Alone (2001) 199 exemplar
Strange Dreams (1993) — Redaktör — 185 exemplar
The Man Who Killed His Brother (1980) — Författare — 184 exemplar
The Man Who Risked His Partner (1984) 122 exemplar
Mordant's Need (2007) 103 exemplar
The Man Who Tried to Get Away (1990) 99 exemplar
The War Within (2019) 83 exemplar
The King's Justice [novella] (2016) 29 exemplar
The Augur's Gambit (2016) 26 exemplar
The Reed Stephens Novels (2001) 18 exemplar
Mythological Beast (1978) 9 exemplar
The Lady in White (1978) 8 exemplar
The Conqueror Worm (1983) 8 exemplar
Animal Lover (1978) 7 exemplar
What Makes Us Human (1984) 6 exemplar
Ser Visal's Tale (1984) 5 exemplar
Reave the Just {short story} (1992) 4 exemplar
By Any Other Name [novella] (1998) 3 exemplar
The Killing Stroke [novella] (1998) 3 exemplar
Penance [novella] (1998) 3 exemplar
2002 3 exemplar
World Tales 1 exemplar
Lo specchio dei sogni (1996) 1 exemplar
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Moc, která chrání (2000) 1 exemplar
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1996 1 exemplar
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Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Donaldson, Stephen Reeder
Andra namn
Stephens, Reed
Donaldson, Stephen
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Akron, Ohio, USA
New Jersey, USA
Corrales, New Mexico, USA
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
The College of Wooster (B.A. | English | 1968)
Kent State University (MA|English|1971)
fantasy writer
American Contract Bridge League
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
Contributing Editor, The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts
Priser och utmärkelser
John W. Campbell Award (1979)
The College of Wooster Distinguished Alumni Award (1989)
WIN/WIN Popular Fiction Readers Choice Award for Favorite Fantasy Author (1991)
Atlanta Fantasy Fair Award for Outstanding Achievement (1992)
President's Award, The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts (1997)
Howard Morhaim (Howard Morhaim Literary Agency)
Kort biografi
Born in 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio, Stephen R. Donaldson lived in India (where his father was a medical missionary) until 1963. He graduated from the College of Wooster (Ohio) in 1968, served two years as a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War, doing hospital work in Akron, then attended Kent State University, where he received his M.A. in English in 1971.After dropping out of his Ph.D. program and moving to New Jersey in order to write fiction, Donaldson made his publishing debut with the first "Covenant" trilogy in 1977. That enabled him to move to a healthier climate. He now lives in New Mexico.The novels for which he is best known have received a number of awards. However, the achievements of which he is most proud are the ones that seemed the most unlikely. In 1993 he received a Doctor of Literature degree from the College of Wooster, and in 1994 he gained a black belt in Shotokan karate from Sensei Mike Heister and Anshin Personal Defense.After completing the five-book, seven-year Gap sequence of science fiction novels, Donaldson spent quite some time "on vacation." However, he has now returned to work. His most recent book prior to The Man Who Fought Alone was a second collection of short fiction, Reave the Just and Other Tales. He is currently hard at work on "The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant".



Scott Brick's narration ruined it!
SharronA | 8 andra recensioner | Nov 7, 2023 |
Scott Brick's narration ruined it!
SharronA | 1 annan recension | Nov 7, 2023 |
I have always been a fan of Donaldson's Thomas Covenant fantasy books so I decided to delve into his Sci-fi works. I was not disappointed.
everettroberts | 28 andra recensioner | Oct 20, 2023 |
I don't remember much about this book, only that I really enjoyed it and it sent me looking for more Donaldson. I was in my late teens when I read it, I think.
Kim.Sasso | 33 andra recensioner | Aug 27, 2023 |



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