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Poul Anderson - Majd ​ha az Orion fölszáll
A ​XXI. században vagyunk, egy borzalmas, világpusztító nukleáris háború után, amikor városok, civilizációk, kultúrák romjain épül újjá egy középkori szintre visszasüllyedt emberi életforma. Monumentális tablók bontakoznak ki szemük előtt, az egykori Amerika, Franciaország, Anglia és Oroszország tájai zord vidékké változtak, ahol az emberek szinte mit sem tanultak a tragédiából: vallási háborúk, politikai belharcok, összeesküvések, titkos fegyverkezési hajszák dúlnak, s csak egyedül Csillaghon, az egykori Európa fölött lebegő űrállomás próbál valamiféle kontrollt gyakorolni a földi élet fölött. Iern és Ronica lázadást szerveznek a különböző politikai Páholyok és a velük titokban szövetkező Csillaghon ellen, hogy végre békét hozzanak a Földre. A széles, epikus hömpölygésű sci-fi eposz sajátos ötvözetét adja a kultúrhistóriai utalásokban gazdag, képzeletbeli történelmi regényeknek és a fantasyk elemeit is felhasználó modern antiutópiáknak.

Poul Anderson - Az ​idő folyosói
Az ​időháború sagája Az igazságtalanul bebörtönzött Malcolm Lockridge ítéletre várakozik, amikor cellájában megjelenik egy csodaszép nő, Storm Darroway, és Lockridge hamarosan kiszabadul. Az ár: el kell kísérnie a titokzatos hölgyet egy igen kockázatos küldetésre. Lockridge mire észbe kap, máris harcba keveredik Storm oldalán különös, fekete egyenruhás alakokkal, s még nagyobb meglepetés éri, amikor az idő rejtélyes folyosóján keresztül jóval az időszámítás előtti korszakba jutnak. Lockridge hamarosan megtudja a teljes igazságot: az emberiség történetének legcsúfabb, legádázabb küzdelmébe csöppent bele, a korszakokon át húzódó időháborúba, az Őrzők és a Védők harcába. Lockridge nem szándékozik részt venni ebben a csatában, mégis a szeszélyes sors eszközévé válik, és hamarosan rájön, miként irányíthatja úgy a háború kimenetelét, hogy az az emberiség számára a leghasznosabb legyen. Háború múltban, jelenben, jövőben! Ne hagyja ki!

Poul Anderson - Orbit ​Unlimited
The ​colonist's ships sped toward the far star - they were free at last from the tyrannical government that had oppressed them from birth. Then came the message from Earth - "Return at once-new govrnment-guarantee your freedom-at home!" Was this a reprieve from death - for the perilous ordeal of colonizing an unknown planet would cost many lives - or a trick.

Poul Anderson - Hrolf ​Kraki's Saga
Poul ​Anderson has long been known for his love affair with the legends and myths of the great Norse heroes. Coordinating, translating, re-telling the scattered heroic literature could only be the work of a scholar and a lover of the genre. That Mr. Anderson also happens to be a talented writer is our great good luck. Ballantine Books Adult Fantasy Series is proud to present HROLF KRAKI'S SAGA, a keening, blood-rimed tale of men who walked like gods.

Poul Anderson - The ​Horn of Time
The ​20th century played a game of nuclear Russian roulette. And lost. Man must escape his own dead world, raid hostile planets, subdue his human nature to survive in a strange cosmos. Poul Anderson explores the future of this blood-chilling narrative that spins from Earth to distant galaxies as he foretells the ultimate destiny of mankind.

Poul Anderson - The ​Night Face
Also ​published as Let the Spacemen Beware! The men on the spaceship Quetzal had a mission to perform, but everything indicated it would be a simple matter to set up a refueling station on the planet Gwydion. Advance explorations had already determined that the inhabitants of Gwydion were few in number and thouroughly amiable in their ways. In fact, such concepts as anger, thievery, murder and warfare did not exist for them. All that remained for the Quetzal was to find a suitable site and cement friendly relations. But with the change of season and the bursting of the countryside into blossom, strange things began to happen. There was talk of a mysterious cycle and a day of danger. What was the secret the Gwydionites themselves dared not mention? How would it affect their spacemen visitors?

Poul Anderson - The ​Book of Poul Anderson
Contains ​three novels: "Planet of No Return", "The War of Two Worlds", "World Without Stars"

Poul Anderson - Gordon R. Dickson - Earthman's ​Burden
Meet ​the Hokas!...the most lovable - and the zaniest - characters you'll ever encounter in the entire Universe! Imagine how you would feel to be suddenly shipwrecked on a planet 500 light-years from the Solar System - and to walk into a 19th century, Old West frontier town! And then, to really shake your senses, you find the local citizens - in tremendous red bandanas, ten-gallon hats, chaps, high-heel boots and spurs - are pistol-toting teddy bears!

Poul Anderson - Gordon R. Dickson - Star ​Prince Charlie
Following ​the advice of his father, young Charlie Stuart travels to a planet 200 light years from Earth and there finds himself involved in a political struggle.

Poul Anderson - The ​Sign of the Raven
The ​saga of Harald Harrede. Poul Anderson's mighty historical epic of the last and greatest Viking King - Harald Harrede - the real-life CONAN. Drunk with battle, Harald hardly saw the men he killed. There seemed to be wings beating over him as his blade rose and fell, smashing down whatever stood before it. A Housecarle chopped at him, but he caught the ax on his sword and drove it back and sank edge into bone. Sending down three men who stood side by side, Harald came up to the English shield-wall chanting the Krakamaal, the death-song of Ragnar.

Poul Anderson - Harvest ​of Stars
Earth ​lies crushed in the grip of totalitarianism. To save her planet, Kyra Davis is sent on a mission to liberate the last bastion of freedom and to rescue its legendary leader. Her bold adventure will sweep her from Earth's rebel enclaves, to the decadent court of an exotic lunar colony, from the virtual realities of biotech and artificial intelligence to a brave new world menaced by a dying star.

Poul Anderson - Orion ​Shall Rise
Epic ​in scope, human in detail, Orion Shall Rise is a saga of humanity struggling back from near-ruin after a planet-wide nuclear war. The survivors face a life-threatening limitation of resources as they strive to rise once again. Orion Shall Rise has a cast of countries: The Domain, dominated by Skyholm--a giant platform floating 30 miles above Europe, savior during destruction, now a reactionary, repressively stratified society; Northwest Union, a loose-knit network of Scandinavian-style lodges founded by survivors in the North American Northwest; the Maurai Federation, descendants of Maori natives from New Zealand who pursue a policy of developing technology to use the natural energy of wind, sun & sea; the many tribes & countries of the Mong who fled Asia over an ice bridge & settled in middle North America. Wars are being fought again, most recently between the Norrmen of the Union, who wish to revive a benign form of nuclear technology & the Maurai, who are unalterably opposed to its use.

Poul Anderson - The ​Byworlder
Skip ​Wayburn, artist drifter, sigaroon, gulped down his food with nothing on his mind but a long evening of lovemaking. Far above him, the first emissary from interstellar space continued to orbit the globe. For three years it had been there, and still there were nothing but questions. What had lured the voyager from Sigma Dacron's to Earth? How did the creature plan to use its incredible power? And most important, why was it waiting...and for what? Then, in a blinding flash of insight, Skip Wayburn suddenly knew the answers... knew with dead certainty why the Sigman had come, who "he' was, and precisely what the Earthmen must do. But who would listen to the far-out ideas of a mere sigaroon? Skip didn't know. But someone had to listen—and fast.

Poul Anderson - The ​Golden Horn
The ​saga of Harald Harrede. "He was a huge man, fully seven feet tall and no one could stand before him in battle or sport...His manner was often curt and haughty, though he know how to win to him those whom he liked...and he could never hear enough of far lands." "So wide a world and so short a span to wander it!"

Poul Anderson - Beyond ​the Beyond
Tomorrow ​- and the day after. When men are scattered like dust between the galaxies... In these six full-length novellas, never before published in book form, Hugo Award-winner Poul Anderson creates all the chilling terror and distant hope of man's last frontier - the vast wilderness between the stars! Memory: They peeled his mind from his body and sent him to enslave the planet of his own people... Day Of Burning: An interplanetary Mafia is chosen to save a strange civilization from a Supernova... Brake: Only one thing could stop the ship at such a speed. But with the Solar System in upheaval, who would try? The Sensitive Man: A world balances on the brink of a new dawn - or a new Dark Age. And one man can push it either way. The Moonrakers: They were space pirates with dreams of Empire - nomads from the far edge of the system who must be stopped. Starfog: The ship was trapped in a corner of space so crowded with stars that nothing could penetrate the deadly, glowing fog.

Poul Anderson - Változó ​csillag
Amikor ​az emberek és a kzinek először találkoztak, a kzinek örömteli ordítással és heves támadással üdvözölték őket. Úgy hitték, új vadászterületre, új prédára bukkantak. Azonban a földlakók nem csupán visszaverték a támadást, de győztek! Hogyan lehetséges, hogy a Harcos Nép vereséget szenvedett a rafinált, gyáva (noha nem ügyetlen) "növényevőktől", akik még valamirevaló fegyverekkel sem rendelkeztek? Hosszas, megfeszített gondolkodás eredményeképpen a kzinek rájöttek a válaszra: első alkalommal nem támadtak elég keményen és gyorsan! Végül is, bármilyen fondorlatosak is az emberek, esélyük sincs, ha minden olyan gyorsan történik, hogy a rájuk jellemző találékonyságnak nincs ideje munkába lépni. Ezért amikor Robert Saxtroph és csapata rábukkan a Nagy Támadás titkára, a kzinek meglehetősen idegesek lesznek. És amikor a kzinek idegesek, még hevesebben támadnak... Poul Anderson, többszörös HUGO- és NEBULA-díjas író igazán elemében érzi magát, amikor az ember és egy idegen faj küzdelmét írja meg. Fordulatos, izgalmas, gyors mozgású regény, tele meglepetésekkel.

Poul Anderson - Three ​Worlds To Conquer
Three ​worlds: Jupiter where no human could live but where men had strange allies and stranger enemies! Ganymede where human settlers lay helpless under the guns of a spaceship directed by a madman! Earth freed from a planet-wide tyranny, but facing total destruction from space! The destinies of these worlds were strangely linked and in the hands of a man sentenced to instant death!

Poul Anderson - Tűzkorszak
Az ​Istár bolygónak három napja van: Bel, az "igazi" nap, az Életadó; Ea, a Társ, amely felmelegíti az istári nyarakat és Anu, a Démon Nap. Anu többnyire oly távol jár, hogy csupán egy fényfoltnak látszik az istári égen. Ám minden ezer évben közel jön, s ez a korszak az, amikor a barbároknak el kell menekülniük a felperzselt földekről, és ilyenkor civilizációk hullanak a porba. A bennszülöttek Tűzkorszaknak nevezik ezt az időszakot. Valahányszor beköszöntött, kultúrák pusztulását jelentette. Ez alkalommal azonban minden más - mivel megjelentek a bolygón az emberek, s elhozták magukkal mágikus technológiájukat. A baj csak az, hogy az embereknek is meg kell vívniuk saját háborújukat, úrrá lenni saját Tűzkorszakuk felett...

Poul Anderson - War ​of the Gods
The ​story of the great King Hadding is one of the darkest and most violent to come down to us from the old North. Hadding was raised by giants far from his rightful throng, as his father, a Danish King, was slain shortly after Hadding's birth. But the times comes when Hadding feels he must reclaim his legitimate place in the land of the old North. He must endure ferocious battles, the charms of voluptuous Valkyries, and a War of the Gods to rival Armageddon.

Poul Anderson - The ​Fleet of Stars
In ​Fleet of Stars, Poul Anderson brings back the wildly colorful Anson Guthrie, his iconoclastic hero from Harvest of Stars. The staid, somber people of Earth are not only dependent on technology, they are all but ruled by machine intelligence. Suspecting a conspiracy to suppress humankind's last vestiges of freedom, Guthrie begins a dangerous journey across the realm of the comets, the asteroids, and the stars themselves--willing to risk his life to preserve humanity's ability to roam the universe.

Poul Anderson - World ​without Stars
A ​normal man would have lain down and died, but to Hugh Valland the task before him seemed simple enough. It was necessary to organize a revolution by a group of primitives against their telepathic overlords; build with the help of those same primitives a spaceship virtually from scratch; contact, via that spaceship, a third group of aliens, and enlist their aid in returning home across the galactic abyss. At worst it would take a lifetime...and Valland's one true love, Mary O'Meara was waiting.

Robert Sheckley - Isaac Asimov - Poul Anderson - Harry Harrison - Ray Bradbury - Robert Silverberg - Ursula K. Le Guin - Харь ​гаргийн өгүүллэгүүд
Ehhez a könyvhöz nincs fülszöveg, de ettől függetlenül még rukkolható/happolható.

Poul Anderson - Harvest ​the Fire
Poul ​Anderson, a legend of SF, is the writer whom the mantle of Robert A. Heinlein descended upon. Anderson devoted his career to the visionary enterprise of creating science fiction set in a carefully extrapolated human society of the future in the spirit of Heinlein. Nowhere does he succeed more powerfully than in the works set in the future history that began in Harvest of Stars, continued in The Stars Are Also Fire, and now leaps into the distant future in Harvest the Fire. This is no less than the tale of the expansion of humanity to the limits of the solar system and beyond. It also chronicles the evolution of machine intelligence, until humans and machines come into conflict in an age when the outward urge and the urge to change are the chief barriers to utopia for many humans--and for their machines. Harvest the Fire is the story of politics and poetry: of a poet, Jesse Nicol, who aspires to great work in an era when human literary greatness is apparently all in the past, who travels to the Moon and falls in love with a beautiful revolutionary, Falaire--a woman determined to escape from the care of machines. For the machines are now the masters of humanity, and the great work of Falaire is freedom, which must be stolen from the machines. With the precision and clear focus of a master, Poul Anderson tells a sharp and poignant tale against an epic interplanetary background. Harvest the Fire is hard SF raised to the intensity of poetry.

Poul Anderson - A ​Midsummer Tempest
What ​if Shakespeare were a historian & his world a mortal one of men & elves? Somewhere, spinning thru another universe is a history almost like ours except for the result of a revolution or two & the earlier incidence of a few inventions. A prince called Hamlet has lived in Denmark. The English woods are full of Pucks, Titanias & Oberons. Cromwell is at the throat of King Charles, but locomotives rage thru the verdant countryside & observation balloons tower over battle lines.

Poul Anderson - A ​tengernép gyermekei
A ​kései középkorban még békében éltek egymással a tündérek és az emberek Európában. Ám a kereszténység térhódítása elől a mágikus teremtmények elmenekültek és elrejtőztek - vagy elpusztultak. Amikor a tengernép víz alatti városának tündéreit szent igékkel elűzik Viborg mellől, csupán a vízitündérek királyának félvér gyermekei maradnak ott. Az izmos Tauno, a szépséges Ejyah és a heves vérű Kennin az emberek gondjára bízzák kicsiny húgukat, és túlélésükért folytatott küzdelmük közepette bekalandozzák a tengereket Grönland jeges víz alatti barlangjaitól egészen a mediterrán partokig. Élnek, nevetnek, szeretnek, szomorkodnak, szenvednek és közben megismerik az embereket - talán még jobban is mint kívánnák.

Poul Anderson - The ​Road of the Sea Horse
The ​giant Norse warrior-king Harald Hardrede strives to forge a mighty empire by conquering the North in the second volume of the epic Last Viking Trilogy He is a savior to the hordes of loyal Norsemen who would gladly give their lives battling at his side and a dreaded scourge to anyone who resists his dreams of empire. Now, Harald Hardrede—who, legend has it, has never been defeated in battle or sport—has returned to Norway, the land of his birth, after years of serving foreign rulers in faraway realms. The lessons of Constantinople are not lost on the giant Viking warrior, as he sets out to unite the northlands under his sole rule and create an empire to rival the great powers of Europe. Harald’s task will not come easily and will demand great sacrifice, for the resisting Danes love their current king, and the proud people of the Throndheimsfjord would rather die than relinquish their cherished independence. But the fabled “Lightning of the North” will not be deterred, for he is determined to carve his place in history—or die in the process.

Poul Anderson - Oroszlánszív
Holger ​Carlsen teljes erejéből küzdött a megszálló nácik ellen. Amikor egy kósza golyó eltalálta, azt hitte, utolérte a vég. Éppen ezért nagyon elcsodálkozott, amikor egy különös, buja növényzetű világban tért magához. Visszakerült a sötét középkorba? Vagy egy másik dimenzióba? Nem sok ideje marad a helyzeten rágódni. Egy harci mén vár rá, s egy batyuban - mintha kimondottan neki készítették volna oda - ruhák, vértezet és fegyverek. A pajzsán három szív és három oroszlán mintája díszeleg. Holger magára ölti a páncélt, és hamarosan rádöbben, hogy ez a világ tele van tündérekkel, manókkal, törpékkel, varázslókkal, boszorkányokkal, trollokkal, óriásokkal, sárkányokkal és a legelképzelhetetlenebb fenevadakkal, a Káosz szolgálóival. A Káosz és a Rend vívja elkeseredett harcát ebben a világban, és Holger Carlsenre vár a feladat, hogy két újsütetű társával, Ugival, a morcos törpével és Alianorával, a kíváncsi alakváltó hattyúlánnyal a Rend oldalán szálljon síkra és megszabadítsa a világot az örök sötétségtől.

Poul Anderson - Twilight ​World
"The ​time is shortly after the great nuclear spasm: in all the world there is nothing but ruin, famine, barbarism. Worst of all, residual radiation is causing an ever increasing rate of abnormal births. The human race is doomed to slow extinction, but among the ever increasing number of mutants a few are not less but more than what came before." And these. "An apocalyptic science fiction novel of post-World War Three and 'Tomorrow's Children' surviving on a planet devasted by nuclear bombs, and where the number of mutant children caused by radiation is constantly increasing." "Post-holocaust story. By an accident of genetics, the mutants became the precursors of a new master race."

Poul Anderson - The ​Saturn Game
On ​long space voyages, role-playing games may save your sanity..or lose your life!

Poul Anderson - The ​Enemy Stars
The ​black star was not part of Creation. It was a fossil sun, left over from a Universe that had died before this one was born, circled by an iron tomb that had once been a planet. When the black star called, four men went to the galaxy's edge. Only one came back. But he did not come back alone...

Poul Anderson - The ​Dancer From Atlantis
An ​experiment in the future gone awry...and Duncan Reid, American architect of the 20th century, came out of unconciousness to find himself hopelessly marooned in the far distant past. Bound to him were three of the strangest humans he had ever encountered... a medieval Russian, and a fourth-century Hun, and a sacred priestess who worshiped him as a god. And all shared the same fate--pulled through a hole in time to a present which was ancient history. Together the quartet formed a strange alliance which none dared break. For not only were their own futures at stake... but the very future of the world they had found....

Poul Anderson - The ​Gods Laughed
The ​stories included in The Gods Laughed are: "The Martyr" (1960) Desperate for knowledge, men capture representatives of an alien race. What they find out is different than they expected to learn... "Night Piece" (1961) A man doing research into ESP and other worlds lets his study take him several steps too far. "When Half-Gods Go" (1953) The Harvard Astronomy department agrees to meet a couple who claim to be representatives of an interstellar civilization. "Peek! I See You!" (1968) Sean F.X. Lindquist is fairly convinced that he just saw a flying saucer. The only question becomes what doe she do about it? (This was my favorite story in the collection.) "Details" (1956) Representatives from a distant civilization try to positively influence the historical development of Earth. "Captive of the Centurianess" (1978) An unlikely threesome from different planets gets thrown together, building the base for future Galactic expansion. "The Soldier from the Stars" (1955) A group of mercenaries from outer space

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