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Hal Clement (1922–2003)

Autor(a) de Mission of Gravity

93+ Works 5,815 Membros 84 Críticas 18 Favorited

About the Author

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(eng) Hal Clement was the pseudonym used by American science fiction writer Harry Clement Stubbs.

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Séries

Obras por Hal Clement

Mission of Gravity (1953) 1,433 exemplares
Needle (1950) 467 exemplares
Close to critical (1958) — Autor — 369 exemplares
Cycle of Fire (1957) — Autor — 364 exemplares
Star light (1971) 351 exemplares
Iceworld (1953) 346 exemplares
Through the Eye of a Needle (1978) 279 exemplares
The Nitrogen Fix (1980) 264 exemplares
Still River (1987) 235 exemplares
Half Life (1999) 218 exemplares
The Best of Hal Clement (1979) — Autor — 196 exemplares
Ocean on Top (1976) — Autor — 172 exemplares
Natives of space (1942) 140 exemplares
Fossil (1993) 128 exemplares
Space Lash (1969) 108 exemplares
Noise (2003) 79 exemplares
Intuit (1987) 21 exemplares
Schwere Welten (1953) 21 exemplares
Hot Planet [short fiction] (1963) 16 exemplares
Strange Tomorrows (1972) 15 exemplares
Uncommon Sense (1945) 11 exemplares
Exchange Rate 10 exemplares
Proof (1942) 10 exemplares
Left of Africa (1976) 9 exemplares
Halo (1952) 8 exemplares
First Flights to the Moon (1970) 7 exemplares
Sunspot [short story] (1960) 7 exemplares
Impediment [novelette] (1942) 7 exemplares
Technical Error [novelette] (1944) 7 exemplares
The green world (2022) 6 exemplares
Dust Rag 6 exemplares
The Mechanic [novelette] (1966) 6 exemplares
Raindrop [novelette] (1965) 6 exemplares
A Question Of Guilt 5 exemplares
Schwerkraft (2014) 5 exemplares
Lecture Demonstration (1973) 5 exemplares
Bulge (1968) 5 exemplares
Stuck With It {short story} (1976) 4 exemplares
Blot 4 exemplares
Answer 4 exemplares
Attitude [novella] (1943) 4 exemplares
Longline (1976) 4 exemplares
Unter der Doppelsonne (1957) 3 exemplares
Under [novella] (2000) 3 exemplares
Cerca del punto crítico (1974) 3 exemplares
Cold Front [novelette] (1946) 3 exemplares
Status Symbol (1987) 2 exemplares
Planet For Plunder (2012) 2 exemplares
Sortie 2 exemplares
Planetfall (1957) 2 exemplares
Critical Factor 2 exemplares
Question de poids (1971) 2 exemplares
Seasoning 2 exemplares
The Logical Life (1974) 2 exemplares
Avenue Of Escape (1942) 2 exemplares
Mundo aquático 1 exemplar
The Lunar Lichen 1 exemplar
Epilogue: Lessons 1 exemplar
Arena 1 exemplar
Whirligig World 1 exemplar
Nati dall'abisso (2022) 1 exemplar
Star Light part 3 1 exemplar
Star Light 2 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Foundation's Friends: Stories in Honor of Isaac Asimov (1989) — Contribuidor — 541 exemplares
The Science Fiction Century (1997) — Contribuidor — 533 exemplares
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventeenth Annual Collection (2000) — Contribuidor — 511 exemplares
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF (1994) — Contribuidor — 392 exemplares
The Hard SF Renaissance (2003) — Contribuidor — 345 exemplares
Where Do We Go from Here? (1971) — Contribuidor, algumas edições315 exemplares
Medea: Harlan's World (1985) — Contribuidor — 286 exemplares
The Road to Science Fiction #3: From Heinlein to Here (1979) — Contribuidor — 243 exemplares
Astounding: John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology (1973) — Contribuidor — 238 exemplares
Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy (1991) — Contribuidor — 224 exemplares
9th Annual Edition: The Year's Best S-F (1964) — Contribuidor — 164 exemplares
Spectrum 4 (1965) — Contribuidor — 112 exemplares
Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 (1953) — Contribuidor — 103 exemplares
First Contacts: The Essential Murray Leinster (1998) — Prefácio — 96 exemplares
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy (2000) — Contribuidor — 91 exemplares
Science Fiction Today and Tomorrow: A Discursive Symposium (1974) — Contribuidor — 91 exemplares
Phases in Chaos (1991) — Contribuidor — 86 exemplares
The Second IF Reader of Science Fiction (1957) — Contribuidor — 85 exemplares
Unnatural Diplomacy (1992) — Contribuidor — 83 exemplares
Stellar #1: Science-Fiction Stories (1974) — Contribuidor — 81 exemplares
Men Against the Stars (1950) — Contribuidor, algumas edições79 exemplares
Nebula Awards Showcase 2000 (2000) — Contribuidor — 78 exemplares
Decade: The 1940s (1975) — Contribuidor — 77 exemplares
Citizens (2011) — Contribuidor — 74 exemplares
Orion's Sword (1980) — Contribuidor — 70 exemplares
Wondrous Beginnings (2003) — Contribuidor — 69 exemplares
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume V (1989) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
Stellar #2: Science-Fiction Stories (1976) — Contribuidor — 57 exemplares
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons (2000) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
SF: Authors' Choice 2 (1970) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
Absolute Magnitude (1997) — Contribuidor — 36 exemplares
Visions of Tomorrow: Science Fiction Predictions that Came True (2010) — Contribuidor — 35 exemplares
First Voyages (1981) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction (2011) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
The Old Masters (1970) — Contribuidor — 26 exemplares
Analog Anthology #10: Analog's Expanding Universe (1986) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
Analog Anthology #8: Writers' Choice Volume II (1984) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
Exploring the Horizons (2000) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
Astounding Science Fiction 1951 12 (1951) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
Galaxy Science Fiction 1963 August, Vol. 21, No. 6 (1963) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Astounding Stories: The 60th Anniversary Collection, Volume 2 (1990) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Astounding Science Fiction 1953 04 (1953) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Astounding Science Fiction 1958 05 (1958) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Welten der Zukunft 7 (1985) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Worlds of If Science Fiction 90, May 1965 (Vol. 15, No. 5) (1965) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Galileo Magazine of Science & Fiction September 1979 (1979) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Astounding Science Fiction 1951 10 (1951) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Galileo Magazine of Science & Fiction July 1979 (1979) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Galileo Magazine of Science & Fiction November 1979 (1979) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
ULLSTEIN 2000 SF STORIES 74 (1981) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Satellite Science Fiction February 1957 (1957) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Astounding Science Fiction 1953 September (British Edition) (1953) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares

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Perhaps it was partially personal circumstances, but this book didn't draw me in quite as much as I had hoped. Dar and Kruger are friends, and I had hoped for that to be more strongly present, more emotionally present. It was clearly there, but it seemed to take second place to the discovery of the workings of the planet and the native people. The dilemma surrounding Dar is readily resolved and does not involve Kruger's friendship, which seemed a bit too easy for me.
 
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zjakkelien | 8 outras críticas | Jan 2, 2024 |
It's a shame when the aliens are more understandable than the humans.

Written in the 50's, I guess it's proof the past is more alien than we realize.

I might be overselling it, but it is dated. The only non male characters are bit parts, who are "just as smart" as the rest, but never actually participate in the plot, really... The rest of the family is very typical Heinlein-ish capable man, jack of all trades, master of the household stuff. I suspect I would have really enjoyed this as a teen several decades ago.

I wish I knew more chemistry, I suspect that's the best part of the novel.

The opening chapter has a sting in the tail I won't ruin, but I'm not sure it gets a whole lot better than that.

Interesting concept, and science, but just not enough there to make we want to pick it up again now that I finished it once.
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furicle | 8 outras críticas | Aug 5, 2023 |
An odd little novel, with a wonderful backdrop and a foreground best viewed a little out of focus.

It's Hal Clement, the science is awesome, and the big picture completely captivating. Unfortunately most of the characters just didn't make me care.

The best character is a precocious little girl, but she's pretty much window dressing.

The rest of them are so much just one thing.

It's kinda like Asimov's psycho history, it works wonderfully with societies, and fails looking at a single small group of people.
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furicle | 1 outra crítica | Aug 5, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
93
Also by
54
Membros
5,815
Popularidade
#4,235
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Críticas
84
ISBN
133
Línguas
10
Marcado como favorito
18

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