WorldCat Identities

Watson, Ian 1943-

Overview
Works: 145 works in 503 publications in 8 languages and 9,483 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Science fiction  Interviews  Juvenile works  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Adapter, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PR6073.A863, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ian Watson
 
Most widely held works by Ian Watson
Artificial intelligence : A.I. by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the middle of the 21st century. Extremely sophisticated robots do everything from nannying to prostitution, supplying the illusion of feeling, but true emotion has eluded the android builders. Until Professor Hobby builds David, a robot boy who can really love. In the same manner that some people substitute pets for more demanding human relationships, the Swinton's try to fill the void left by the illness (and subsequent cryogenic animation) of their young son, with David. Unlike a pet, however, David requires more than taking without giving, and his plight illustrates the dangers inherent when dog-substitutes demand giving in return
The embedding by Ian Watson( Book )

41 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wezens die het universum afzoeken naar communicatieconcepten gaan een ruilhandel aan met een experimenterende aardse taalkundige en een antropoloog
Conversations with Ayckbourn by Alan Ayckbourn( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Martian Inca by Ian Watson( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mars probe has crashed. A triumph of Soviet technology, the first two-way interplanetary probe performed brilliantly until the final stage of its return. Then something went wrong: rather than following its programmed course to a soft landing in its country of origin, the probe crashed in the Peruvian Andes. Now a weird infection beyond the understanding of medical science has wiped out an entire village -- except for one man, who, alone and undiscovered by the medics, survives. He has awakened to find himself become his own ancestor, and a god. Suddenly the flames of an Indian revolution are spreading in South America; he is the Martian Inca
Chekhov's journey by Ian Watson( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction roman om den russiske forfatter Anton Tjechov
God's world by Ian Watson( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and French and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spaceship Pilgrim Crusader is captured by insect-like creatures but Amy and five others manage to escape to the planet known as God's World, where an alien civilization exists in a dream world
The Jonah kit by Ian Watson( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deathhunter : a science fiction novel by Ian Watson( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queenmagic, kingmagic by Ian Watson( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman
The flies of memory by Ian Watson( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman
The book of the river by Ian Watson( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miracle visitors by Ian Watson( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and French and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunstroke : and other stories by Ian Watson( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slow birds and other stories by Ian Watson( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and Polish and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Converts by Ian Watson( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He is a finical giant but the Sponsor wants more, he wants to become a super human, to be the modern-day Adam, father to a new generation of humans with heightened DNA. He had the viral injection to change himself, the will to do it, and now all he needs is an Eve to join him on his journey. He thinks he's found the perfect match in Jean Sandra Norwich, a woman convinced she is trapped between the genes of her mother and daughter. The Sponsor offers her freedom and so much more, the chance to bet he mother of all Superbeings, but she will get more than she bargained for
The books of the Black Current by Ian Watson( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evil water : and other stories by Ian Watson( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-noveller
The book of being by Ian Watson( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the stars by Ian Watson( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction. Flodkvinden Yaleen sendes ud som hemmelig agent på en rejse til stjernerne for at finde ud af, hvad Gudssjælens planer for universet er
Whores of Babylon by Ian Watson( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Artificial intelligence : A.I.
Alternative Names
Ian Watson auteur de science-fiction britannnique

Ian Watson autor del Reino Unido

Ian Watson britischer Science-Fiction-Autor

Ian Watson britisk skribent

Ian Watson Brits schrijver

Ian Watson brittisk författare

Ian Watson scrittore e sceneggiatore britannico

Votsons, Īens 1943-

Йен Уотсон

Иън Уотсън

איאן ווטסון סופר בריטי

يان واتسون

یان واتسون نویسنده بریتانیایی

왓슨, 이안

イアン・ワトスン

ワトスン, イアン

Languages
English (178)

French (18)

Spanish (11)

Italian (5)

Polish (5)

Japanese (4)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The embeddingChekhov's journeyThe Jonah kitQueenmagic, kingmagicThe miracle visitorsConvertsWhores of Babylon