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Silverberg, Robert

Works: 546 works in 3,065 publications in 10 languages and 84,879 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Action and adventure fiction  Epic fiction  Biographies  Novellas 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other, Redactor, Compiler, Creator
Classifications: PS3569.I472, 813.54
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Nightfall by Isaac Asimov( Book )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kalgash is a world on the edge of chaos, torn between religious fanaticism and scientific rationalism. Their civilization is threatened by Nightfall, the first sunset in over two thousand years
Lord Valentine's castle by Robert Silverberg( Book )

44 editions published between 1979 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The planet Majipoor is shared by humans and several alien races, including four-armed Skandars, three-eyed Liiman, and the native, shape-shifting Metamorphs. All are watched over by the King of Dreams, the labyrinth-dwelling Pontifex, and the priestess of the Isle of Sleep, while the Coronal officially rules from atop Castle Mount. The Majipoor Cycle begins as young Valentine, a man with no memory, is hired as an apprentice juggler by a group of eccentric performers. While the traveling troupe takes to the road, Valentine's sleep is disturbed by nightmare visions of warring brothers and difficulties on faraway Castle Mount. In a quest to discover who Valentine really is, his wise and peculiar companions resolve to help him claim the rewards of his birth. But another trial awaits Valentine that will test his belief, resolve, and strength of character
Legends : short novels by the masters of modern fantasy( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seven-hundred-page anthology of stories on various fantasy worlds, each preceded by an introduction. They range from Terry Pratchett's The Sea and Little Fishes, set in Discworld, to Ursula K. Le Guin's Dragonfly, set in Earthsea
Majipoor chronicles : a novel by Robert Silverberg( Book )

46 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Companion volume to LORD VALENTINE'S CASTLE. Hissune, Valentine's successor, is given access to the Hall of Records, and delves into the fascinating history of the planet Majipoor
The positronic man by Isaac Asimov( Book )

36 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful and haunting, The Positronic Man is an unforgettable novel that redefines Isaac Asimov's and Robert Silverberg's place among the greatest science fiction authors of all time. In the twenty-first century the creation of the positronic brain leads to the development of robot laborers and revolutionizes life on Earth. But to the Martin family, their household robot NDR-113 is more than a trusted friend, a confidant, a member of the family. For through some unknown manufacturing glitch, Andrew has been blessed with a capacity for love and a drive toward self-awareness and development that are almost ... human. But almost is not enough. Andrew's dream is to become fully human. Facing human prejudice, the laws of robotics, and his own mechanical limitations, Andrew will use science and law in his quest for the impossible, arriving at last at a terrifying choice: to make his dream a reality, he must pay the ultimate price. - Publisher
Valentine pontifex by Robert Silverberg( Book )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gentle, pacifist, saintly Lord Valentine copes with the tasks of government on the planet Majipoor amidst blight and rebellion
Science fiction hall of fame by Robert Silverberg( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martian odyssey / Stanley G. Weinbaum --Twilight / John W. Campbell--(etc.)
The world inside by Robert Silverberg( Book )

36 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2381, the highly regulated life at the giant building known as Urbmon 116 may seem ideal, but some residents are experiencing dangerous dissatisfaction
Gilgamesh the king by Robert Silverberg( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the legend of the demi-god Sumerian king Gilgamesh, slayer of monsters and master of unsurpassed treasures, who searches for the key to immortality
Hot sky at midnight by Robert Silverberg( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A futuristic look at the effects of pollution and the ozone hole. The air is so foul people wear masks, and as protection against the sun they inject themselves with a product which darkens the skin. The protagonist experiments with breeding people who can support the climate
At winter's end by Robert Silverberg( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert Silverberg creates a breathtaking vision of the far, far future in an epic of rebirth and revelation, passion and despair, dread and awe-and the triumph of the human spirit."
Lost cities and vanished civilizations by Robert Silverberg( Book )

26 editions published between 1962 and 1982 in Spanish and English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author has chosen the ancient cities of Pompeii, Troy, Angkor, Knossos, Babylon and Chichén Itzá, tells what they were like in ancient times, and recounts the stories of the discoverers and scientists of modern times who unearthed them
Star of Gypsies by Robert Silverberg( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yakoub is the king of the Rom, the ancient Gypsy race of humans who have evolved from the days of caravans into lords of the spaceways, the only pilots capable of steering ships safely between the many worlds of the galaxy. Convinced that his people have lost their way, and determined to return them to their ancestral home of Romany Star, Yakoub has "retired" that they might realize their need of him. Living in exile on an icy world, he is visited by three companions (some only in astral form) who each entreat him to return and take up his throne. But when the king comes out of retirement, he finds himself embroiled in a power struggle, not only over the Romany throne, but over the fate of the entire galactic empire as well
The alien years by Robert Silverberg( Book )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After invading Earth, aliens destroy the electricity grids and civilization comes to a halt. Some people collaborate with the invaders, others fight back. The hero is an army man who forms a resistance group on a ranch in California
The longest way home by Robert Silverberg( Book )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2019 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Joseph Master Keilloran's life is changed forever when the privileged class he was born into is overthrown and he is forced to flee
Kingdoms of the wall by Robert Silverberg( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each year twenty men and twenty women set forth on a Pilgrimage and attempt to scale a high peak to meet with the gods and gain new knowledge
Tom O'Bedlam by Robert Silverberg( Book )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom, like the medieval Tom O'Bedlam, can't decipher the meaning of the images plaguing his mind. Much like the wondering and mad Tom of the medieval ballad, the Tom O'Bedlam of 2103 doesn't know what to make of the images that keep cluttering his mind. To preserve the last shred of his sanity and keep these never-ending wonders a secret, he feigns insanity. But then a probe that has traveled over four light years away transmits the very pictures that have been haunting Tom's dreams. In this post-industrial world on the verge of a total collapse, Tom has become humanity's spokesperson to the distant planet that may be his world's salvation
The face of the waters by Robert Silverberg( Book )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the waterworld planet of Hydros, the human colonists are exiled by the amphibious natives from the few habitable land masses and set off in a desperate search for refuge in the shadowy mystical land of the Face of the Waters."--Amazon
Dying inside by Robert Silverberg( Book )

42 editions published between 1972 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel's main character, David Selig, is an undistinguished man living in New York City. David was born with a telepathic gift allowing him to read minds. Rather than use his ability for any greater good, however, Selig squanders his power, using it only for his own convenience. At the beginning of the novel, David earns a living by reading the minds of college students so that he can better plagiarize reports and essays on their behalf. As the novel progresses, Selig's power becomes continually weaker, working sporadically and sometimes not at all, and Selig struggles to maintain his grip on reality as he begins to lose an ability on which he has long since grown dependent. The book contains a number of memorable elements, such as David's relationship with a fellow telepath he meets as a young adult, or his strained interaction with his estranged younger sister (who has long distrusted him because of his ability), or his obsession, during one section of the novel, with proving that his girlfriend, a woman named Kitty, is also telepathic after he discovers that he can't read her mind. There is also a moment where David's power causes him to vicariously experience his girlfriend's acid trip, and a bravura sequence in which the adolescent Selig, during a visit to a farm, enters the minds of, variously, a fish swimming in a stream, a hen laying an egg, and a young couple in the midst of passionate sex
Starborne by Robert Silverberg( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Earth ship sails into space to find new planets to colonize. On board are 50 people with enough genetic material to start a new world. As they investigate, their communication with Earth becomes disrupted by mysterious forces. That is how the expedition discovers there are living stars
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Lord Valentine's castleLegends : short novels by the masters of modern fantasyMajipoor chronicles : a novelThe positronic manValentine pontifexScience fiction hall of fameThe world insideHot sky at midnight
Alternative Names

controlled identityBeauchamp, Loren

controlled identityChapman, Walker

controlled identityDexter, John, 1935-

controlled identityEliot, Dan, 1935-

controlled identityElliott, Don, 1935-

controlled identityHamilton, Franklin, 1935-

controlled identityHollander, Paul

controlled identityJorgenson, Ivar

controlled identityKnox, Calvin M.

controlled identityOsborne, David, 1935-

controlled identityRandall, Robert, 1935-

controlled identityRobinson, Lloyd, 1935-

controlled identitySebastian, Lee

Black, Edgar.

Blaine, Laurence L. 1935-

Burnett, W. R. 1935-

Chapman, Walker.

Chapman, Walker 1935-

Cook, Roy 1935-

Dexter, John, 1935-

Drummond, Walter

Drummond, Walter 1935-

Elliott Don

Elliott, Don 1935-

Hamilton, Franklin

Hamilton, Franklin 1935-

Hollander, Paul

Hollander, Paul 1935-

Jorgensen, Ivor

Jorgensen J.

Jorgenson, I.

Jorgenson, I., pseud.

Jorgenson, Ivar.

Jorgenson, Ivar 1935-

Jorgenson, Ivor 1935-

Knox, C. M.

Knox, C. M., pseud.

Knox Calvin M.

Knox, Calvin M. 1935-

Lynch, Dan 1935-

Nelson, Mildred 1935-

Osborne, D.

Osborne, D., pseud.

Osborne, David.

Osborne, David 1935-

Randall, Rob 1935-

Randall, Robert.

Randall, Robert 1935-

Robert Silverberg American speculative fiction writer and editor

Robert Silverberg americký spisovateľ

Robert Silverberg Amerikaans auteur

Robert Silverberg amerikansk manusforfattar

Robert Silverberg amerikansk manusförfattare

Robert Silverberg amerikansk manusforfatter

Robert Silverberg amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Robert Silverberg amerykański pisarz fantastyki naukowej

Robert Silverberg escritor estadounidense de ciencia ficción

Robert Silverberg romancier et nouvelliste américain

Robert Silverberg scrittore e autore di fantascienza statunitense

Robert Silverberg US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Autor

Robert Silverberg yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Robinson, Lloyd.

Robinson, Lloyd 1935-

Sebastian, Lee.

Sebastian, Lee 1935-

Silʹverberg, R

Silverberg, R. 1935-

Silverberg, Robert

Silverberg, Robert, 1935-

Silversen Erik

Silvo Jonny

Ward, Jonas 1935-

Woodward, L. T. 1935-

Ρόμπερτ Σίλβερμπεργκ

Роберт Сілверберг

Робърт Силвърбърг

Силверберг, Роберт

Силверберг, Роберт 1935-

Сильверберг Р.

Сильверберг Роберт

סילברברג, רוברט

רוברט סילברברג

رابرت سیلوربرق

رابرت سیلوربرگ فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

روبرت سلفربرج، 1935-

روبرت سيلفربرج

روبرت سيلفربرغ

실버버그, 로버트 1935-

실버벡, R. 1935-

실버벡, 로버트 1935-

シルヴァーバーグ, R

シルヴァーバーグ, ロバート

シルバーバーグ, R

シルバーバーグ, ロバート