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Silverberg, Robert

Overview
Works: 1,465 works in 3,920 publications in 12 languages and 123,756 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Fantasy fiction  Fantasy fiction, English 
Roles: Compiler, Editor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other, Type designer, Contributor
Classifications: PS3569.I472, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Robert Silverberg
Nightfall by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
25 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,277 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 )
37 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,949 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
Science fiction hall of fame by Ben Bova ( Book )
33 editions published between 1913 and 2005 in English and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martian odyssey / Stanley G. Weinbaum --Twilight / John W. Campbell--(etc.)
The positronic man by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
31 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in 8 languages and held by 1,559 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 devlopment 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
Legends : short novels by the masters of modern fantasy by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A six-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
Valentine pontifex by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gentle, pacifist, saintly Lord Valentine copes with the tasks of government on the planet Majipoor amidst blight and rebellion
Majipoor chronicles : a novel by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
33 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,472 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
At winter's end by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After seven hundred thousand years underground, one tribe emerges to explore the new world The time of falling death stars ushered in the Long Winter--eons of cold that caused plants and animals to vanish from Earth and drove people to take refuge in underground cocoons. Human ingenuity had never faced a greater challenge. For seven hundred thousand years, generation after generation was born and died below the Earth's surface. But now, one small tribe is sensing change. Chieftain Koshmar is sure that the New Springtime is near, so she leads her people above ground to explore the new world that awaits. The unfamiliar Earth, still a frozen shell of its former self, will test their mettle in every way, leading the people of the tribe to the brink of their destiny--or to their doom
The ugly little boy by Isaac Asimov ( Book )
21 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science fiction story by Isaac Asimov, about a Neanderthal boy whom scientists have transported through time for scientific testing. A conflict arises when a dispassionate nurse suddenly refuses to let the boy be returned to his era
The world inside by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
21 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 1,317 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
Star of Gypsies by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,311 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. Told as a rollicking first person narrative, Star of Gypsies is a charming and imaginative Space Opera adventure recounted in classic Silverberg style
Gilgamesh the king by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,287 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
Lost cities and vanished civilizations by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
13 editions published between 1962 and 1973 in English and held by 1,230 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
The alien years by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,217 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 )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Joseph Master Keilloran's life is changed forever when the privileged class he was born into s overthrown and he is forced to flee
Starborne by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,141 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
The face of the waters by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Maude Chambliss first arrives at Retreat, the seasonal home of her husband's aristocratic family, she is a nineteen-year-old bride fresh from South /Carolinas' Low Country. Among the patrician men and women who reside in the summer colony on the coast of Main, her gypsy-like beauty and impulsive behavior immediately brand her an outsider. She, as well as everyone else, is certain she will never fit in. And of course, she doesn't...at first. But over the many summers she spends there Maude comes to cherish life in the colony, as she does the people who share it with her. There is her husband Peter, consumed with a darkness of spirit; her adored but dangerously fragile children; her domineering mother-in-law, who teachers that it is the women who posses the strength to keep the colony intact; and Maine native Micah Willis, who is ultimately Maudes's truest friend
Kingdoms of the wall by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 1,121 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
Sorcerers of Majipoor by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
16 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Majipoor, a fantasy land where aliens and humans live side by side, tradition has it that a son cannot succeed his father to the throne. But one man tries, staging a coup d'etat with the aid of sorcerers and the result is civil war
Roma eterna by Robert Silverberg ( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of an Imperial Rome that never fell follows the great city as it continues to expand its civilization, from the conquest of the Mayans of Mexico to the attempt of the Hebrews to flee Rome's tyranny by escaping to another planet
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Beauchamp, Loren

controlled identity Chapman, Walker

controlled identity Dexter, John, 1935-

controlled identity Eliot, Dan, 1935-

controlled identity Elliott, Don, 1935-

controlled identity Hamilton, Franklin, 1935-

controlled identity Hollander, Paul

controlled identity Knox, Calvin M.

controlled identity Osborne, David, 1935-

controlled identity Randall, Robert, pseud

controlled identity Robinson, Lloyd, 1935-

controlled identity Sebastian, Lee

Black, Edgar.
Chapman, Walker.
Chapman, Walker, 1935-
Dexter, John, 1935-
Drummond, Walter
Drummond, Walter 1935-
Hamilton, Franklin
Hamilton, Franklin, 1935-
Hollander, Paul, 1935-
Jorgensen, Ivor
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-
Osborne, D.
Osborne, D., pseud.
Osborne, David.
Osborne, David 1935-
Randall, Rob 1935-
Randall, Robert.
Randall, Robert 1935-
Robinson, Lloyd
Robinson, Lloyd, 1935-
Sebastian, Lee.
Sebastian, Lee, 1935-
Silʹverberg, R
Silverberg, Robert
Silverberg, Robert, 1935-
Silverbergs, Roberts, 1935-
Силверберг, Роберт, 1935-
סילברברג, רוברט
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
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