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Saberhagen, Fred 1930-2007

Overview
Works: 329 works in 1,075 publications in 6 languages and 24,150 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Historical fiction  History  Horror fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3569.A215, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fred Saberhagen
Berserker kill by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

24 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berserkers, intelligent killing machines programmed to destroy all life, capture a floating laboratory, but mysteriously preserve the human germ-plasm stored there, forcing their human pursuers to attempt a dangerous rescue mission
The complete book of swords : comprising the first, second and third books by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve swords are created as the playing pieces in a whimsical game of the gods
Merlin's bones by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Czech and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 21st Century, a woman scientist invents a machine which can alter time, space and matter. Which is how an ambulance arrives at a hospital bearing the wounded King Arthur. The invention leads to her falling in love with a chivalrous knight
The lost swords : the first triad by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woundhealer's story: Prince Mark of Tasavalta sets out to find the Sword Woundhealer--the only cure for his ill son--but the evil wizard Berslam and Baron Amnitor have other ideas
The arrival by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Doors. A man at the head of the world's largest corporation, Doors International. A man of wealth and power, with the resources to change the world. A man whose life is about to change forever. In the early days of the twenty-first century, The Earth stands still to hear the message: "We are the Companions ..." The Taelons have arrived from beyond the stars on mission of mercy, to help humanity claim its destiny. Contacted by these Companions, Jonathan Doors helps introduce the aliens and their fantastic technology to the world. But there is a dark shadow behind the Taelons' bright promises, and when it is revealed to Jonathan Doors, he will become their greatest enemy
Shiva in steel by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space smuggler Harry Silver lends a hand to commander Claire Normandy whose forces are battling intelligent machines sent to destroy human life. A tale of man versus machine
The face of Apollo by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Russian and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mythological fantasy in which a woman gives the hero, Jeremy Redthorn, the mask of Apollo, the god of light slain by Hades, the ruler of the underworld. Jeremy puts it on and in a flash is transformed into Apollo himself, whereupon he sets off for Mount Olympus to settle scores with Hades. By the author of On Merlin's Bones
Séance for a vampire by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of investigating a crooked spiritualist, Sherlock Holmes disappears, abducted by malign powers. Dr. Watson has to ask Prince Dracula's help to find him. By the author of Book of Swords
Farslayer's story by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Pearl, a mermaid, Cosmos, her treacherous lover, Prince Zoltan and Prince Mark, the evil macrowizard Wood, and a griffin-riding beauty all compete for possession of the sword, Farslayer
Berserker's star by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pilot Harry Silver's name is known throughout the galaxy-and that notoriety does not always work in his favor. While he has defeated his share of Berserkers, he has also stolen a powerful weapon from the Space Force, making him a fugitive from the life he once knew. Looking for an adventure, and not one to turn down a lot of cash, Harry agrees to bring a passenger aboard his ship, Lily, a woman who is on a quest to retrieve her husband. It won't be easy, as Lily's husband has joined a secretive religious cult on Maracanda, an almost-planet lodged between a shifting black hole and a neutron star. While the landscape of Maracanda is treacherous, so, too, may be the people around Harry Silver. As the search for Lily's husband deepens, Harry finds himself investigating a larger mystery and looking for missing person, almost ending up one himself. And as always, there is the threat of death from above, in the path of a machine whose only intent is to kill
Coils by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and French and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Angra Energy Corporation kidnaps Donald Belparti's lover in order to force him to use his special ability to directly influence computers
Mindsword's story by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crown Prince Murat of Culm rediscovers the Sword of Glory which brings mindless devotion to him who wields it
Dancing bears by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early this century a Russian landowner invites an American colleague to hunt bear on his estate. For John Sherwood, it's the start of an incredible adventure as the bears turn out to be shape-shifting men. One of them is the landowner's brother, Maxim, and he mauls Sherwood, who subsequently becomes a shape-shifting bear himself and falls in love with Natalya, the landowner's sister. Political interest is added by Maxim being a state policeman and Natalya, a revolutionary
Ardneh's sword by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One thousand years after humanity is saved by the transcendent being, Ardneh, Chance Rolfson, a descendant of one of Ardneh's followers, joins a forest expedition to find a great vault prophesied to contain secrets about Ardneh's wisdom
Ariadne's web by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ariadne, the daughter of King Minos, conspires to rescue the man she loves from the gods' sacrificial altar, but their troubles increase when Dionysus intervenes
God of the Golden Fleece by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Proteus crawls from the sea, brain damaged in a fight with a terrible giant, all he can put together from his shattered memory is that he was sent to aid Jason and the Argonauts on their perilous mission."--Jacket
Berserker fury by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A futuristic spy novel featuring Jory Yokosuka, a woman photographer serving as a counter-intelligence agent for Earth. Her job is to ferret out android spies sent to subvert our planet
Woundhealer's story by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Mark of Tasavalta sets out to find the Sword Woundhealer--the only cure for his ill son--but the evil wizard Berslam and Baron Amnitor have other ideas
Rogue berserker by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Silver takes on a deviant, rogue Berserker machine as he races against time to find his kidnapped family
A matter of taste by Fred Saberhagen( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was once called Dracula, but in Chicago in our day he is known as Matthew Maule. John Southerland, like the rest of the Southerland family, calls him Uncle Matthew. After all he's an Old Friend of the Family and he has risked his un-life more than once to protect the Southerlands. But with Matthew rendered comatose by a fiendish plot from beyond time, the Southerlands must rise to his defense - and battle five hundred years worth of Dracula's enemies
 
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Alternative Names
Fred Saberhagen Amerikaans romanschrijver (1930-2007)

Fred Saberhagen autore di fantascienza statunitense

Fred Saberhagen écrivain américain

Fred Saberhagen escriptor estatunidenc

Fred Saberhagen escritor estadounidense

Fred Saberhagen scríbhneoir Meiriceánach

Fred Saberhagen scriitor american

Fred Saberhagen US-amerikanischer Autor

Fred Saberhagen yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Saberhagen Fred 1930-2007

Saberhagen, Fred T. 1930-2007

Saberhagen, Fred Thomas.

Saberhagen, Fred Thomas 1930-2007

Saberhagen Frederick Thomas

Saberhagen, Frederick Thomas 1930-2007

Саберхаген Ф. Т

Саберхаген Ф. Т. 1930-

Саберхаген Фред

Фред Саберхаген

Фред Саберхаген американский писатель-фантаст

Фред Сейберхеген американський письменник

فريد سابيرهاجين

セイバーヘーゲン, フレッド

フレッド・セイバーヘーゲン

Languages
English (179)

Italian (7)

Russian (4)

German (1)

French (1)

Czech (1)