WorldCat Identities

Silverberg, Robert

Works: 1,567 works in 4,670 publications in 8 languages and 119,761 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  History  Short stories  Action and adventure fiction  Epic fiction  Novellas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other, Type designer, Contributor, Illustrator
Classifications: PS3569.I472, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Silverberg
Nightfall by Isaac Asimov( Book )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,971 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 3 languages and held by 1,652 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 by Stephen King( Book )

55 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,598 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
Mound builders of ancient America; the archaeology of a myth by Robert Silverberg( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in English and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an introduction to the ancient Indian mound builders of the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys
The positronic man by Isaac Asimov( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 1,377 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
Majipoor chronicles : a novel by Robert Silverberg( Book )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,297 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
Valentine pontifex by Robert Silverberg( Book )

36 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gentle, pacifist, saintly Lord Valentine copes with the tasks of government on the planet Majipoor amidst blight and rebellion
The world inside by Robert Silverberg( Book )

31 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,223 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
The ugly little boy by Isaac Asimov( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 1,185 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
Gilgamesh the king by Robert Silverberg( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,177 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
At winter's end by Robert Silverberg( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 1,150 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."
Star of Gypsies by Robert Silverberg( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 1,147 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
Lost cities and vanished civilizations by Robert Silverberg( Book )

25 editions published between 1962 and 1982 in Spanish and English and held by 1,141 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
Science fiction hall of fame by Robert Silverberg( Book )

18 editions published between 1913 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 1,031 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
Legends II : new short novels by the masters of modern fantasy by Robert Silverberg( Book )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short fiction and novels by leading fantasy authors journeys to the worlds of imagination they created in their works, with contributions by Terry Brooks, Orson Scott Card, Diana Gabaldon, Anne McCaffrey, and Neil Gaiman
The face of the waters by Robert Silverberg( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 981 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 )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 947 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
The longest way home by Robert Silverberg( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 943 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
Hot sky at midnight by Robert Silverberg( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A futuristic look at the effects of pollution and the ozone hole. The air is so foul people wear masks, andas protection against the sun they inject themselves witha product which darkens the skin. The protagonistexperiments with breeding people who can support theclimate
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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.

Chapman, Walker.

Chapman, Walker 1935-

Dexter, John, 1935-

Drummond, Walter

Drummond, Walter 1935-

Hamilton, Franklin

Hamilton, Franklin 1935-

Hollander, Paul

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-

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

Robinson, Lloyd.

Robinson, Lloyd 1935-

Sebastian, Lee.

Sebastian, Lee 1935-

Silʹverberg, R

Silverberg, Robert

Silverberg, Robert, 1935-

Silverbergs, Roberts, 1935-

Роберт Сілверберг

Робърт Силвърбърг

Силверберг, Роберт

Силверберг, Роберт 1935-

Сильверберг Р. 1936-

סילברברג, רוברט

רוברט סילברברג

رابرت سیلوربرق

رابرت سیلوربرگ فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

روبرت سلفربرج، 1935-

실버버그, 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



English (446)

Spanish (23)

Polish (13)

Russian (11)

French (6)

German (4)

Italian (4)

Hebrew (1)

Lord Valentine's castleLegends : short novels by the masters of modern fantasyThe positronic manMajipoor chronicles : a novelValentine pontifexThe world insideThe ugly little boyStar of Gypsies