harry harrison

  1. Anthony G Williams

    Bill, the Galactic Hero, by Harry Harrison

    Harry Harrison, who died this year, was one of the most popular SF writers of his generation with more than 50 novels published between 1960 and 2010. He specialised in light, fast-moving and entertaining adventure thrillers, generally flavoured with his satirical sense of humour. Bill, the...
  2. AE35Unit

    Deathworld by Harry Harrison (1960)

    This is one of Harrison's first novels and is part of a series.. Jason DinAlt is a professional gambler who has psi powers that he can turn to his advantage. One night he is approached by a stranger with a unique proposition-gamble a huge amount of money to make a fortune worth billions. At...
  3. Nesacat

    RIP Harry Harrison

    Harry Harrison, the creator of the Stainless Steel Rat, Bill the Galactic Hero, and the Deathworld trilogy, died today, August 15, aged 87. http://scifibulletin.com/2012/08/15/rip-harry-harrison/
  4. Anthony G Williams

    A Rebel in Time by Harry Harrison

    In the late 1960s when, as a somewhat lazy student, I read more fiction (nearly all SF) than ever before or since, Harry Harrison was one of my favourite authors. He wrote short, fast-paced and often hilarious page-turners, and I still have a few of his classic novels on my shelf: Bill the...
  5. AE35Unit

    Anyone familiar with these Harry Harrison classics?

    Just found this on Project Gutenberg: Harrison, Harry, 1925 Dempsey, Henry Maxwel en.wikipedia Arm of the Law (English) (as Author) Deathworld (English) (as Author) The K-Factor (English) (as Author) The Misplaced Battleship (English) (as Author) Planet of the Damned (English) (as...
  6. Allanon

    Harry Harrison

    i like harry harrisons writing, i have only read the deathworld series but they are very very good. i like kerk from the series the most, hes so strong! i'd like to get this started as a new thread in the authors section for when i read more of his work, so if people post on this it might happen.
  7. Dave

    Harry Harrison - Make Room, Make Room.

    Written in 1966, ‘Make Room, Make Room’ won Harry Harrison the Nebula Award, and was made into the Charlton Heston, Edward G Robinson film ‘Soylent Green’ in 1973. The book is set in 1999 (it becomes 2022 in the film). Automation, total welfare, and weekends on the moon are what most...
  8. Dave

    Harry Harrison - The Stainless Steel Rat.

    By Harry Harrison (legalized from Henry Maxwell Dempsey) (1925- ) The Stainless Steel Rat (1961) The Stainless Steel Rat's Revenge (1970) The Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World (1972) The Stainless Steel Rat Wants You (1978) The Stainless Steel Rat for President (1982) The Stainless Steel Rat...