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Ian Watson (1) (1943–)

Autor(a) de The Embedding

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About the Author

British science fiction author Ian Watson was born in 1943. He received a first class Honors degree in English Literature in 1963 and a research degree in English and French 19th Century literature in 1965 from Balliol College, Oxford. After lecturing in literature and Futures Studies, he became a mostrar mais full-time author in 1976. His first novel, The Embedding, won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award and the French Prix Apollo. His novel The Jonah Kit won the British Science Fiction Association Award and the Orbit Award. He worked with Stanley Kubrick on story development for the movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence from 1990 to 1991. His poem True Love won the 2002 Rhysling Award from the Science Fiction Poetry Association. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras por Ian Watson

The Embedding (1973) — Autor — 441 exemplares
A.I. Artificial Intelligence [2001 film] (2001) — Screenwriter — 378 exemplares
The Jonah Kit (1975) 230 exemplares
The Martian Inca (1997) 208 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Alternate Histories (2010) — Editor — 203 exemplares
Alien Embassy (1977) 202 exemplares
The Very Slow Time Machine (1973) 189 exemplares
Miracle Visitors (1978) 188 exemplares
Draco (1992) 184 exemplares
Queenmagic, Kingmagic (1986) 132 exemplares
The Inquisition War (2004) 127 exemplares
Deathhunter (1981) 118 exemplares
Under Heaven's Bridge (1980) — Autor — 114 exemplares
The Book of the River (1983) 106 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of SF Wars (2012) — Editor — 100 exemplares
Space Marine (1993) 99 exemplares
Harlequin (1995) 95 exemplares
The Gardens of Delight (1980) 93 exemplares
Chaos Child (1995) 90 exemplares
The Flies of Memory (1990) 81 exemplares
The Books of the Black Current (1985) 75 exemplares
The Book of the Stars (1984) 73 exemplares
God's World (1979) 69 exemplares
Chekhov's Journey (1983) 65 exemplares
The Book of Being (1985) 65 exemplares
Slow Birds (1985) 60 exemplares
Stalin's Teardrops (1991) 59 exemplares
Salvage Rites (1989) 53 exemplares
Hard Questions (1996) 48 exemplares
Afterlives (1986) — Editor, Contributor — 47 exemplares
The Fire Worm (1988) 44 exemplares
Whores of Babylon (1988) 43 exemplares
Oracle (1997) 40 exemplares
The Coming of Vertumnus (1989) 38 exemplares
Nanoware Time/The Persistence of Vision (1991) — Autor — 38 exemplares
Evil Water (1987) 37 exemplares
Mockymen (2003) 34 exemplares
Converts (1984) 32 exemplares
Changes (1983) — Editor — 31 exemplares
The Great Escape (2002) 31 exemplares
Sunstroke and Other Stories (1982) 24 exemplares
Orgasmachine (1976) 22 exemplares
The Butterflies of Memory (2005) 19 exemplares
The Book of Ian Watson (1985) 19 exemplares
The 1000 Year Reich (2016) 18 exemplares
Pictures at an Exhibition (1981) 17 exemplares
The Chinese Time Machine (2023) 17 exemplares
The Power (1987) 14 exemplares
The Beloved of My Beloved (2009) 13 exemplares
Waters of Destiny (2019) 11 exemplares
The Best of Ian Watson (2014) 11 exemplares
The Uncollected Ian Watson (2014) 11 exemplares
The Brain From Beyond (2016) 10 exemplares
Slow Birds [novelette] (1983) 8 exemplares
Happy Hour (1990) 7 exemplares
Meat (1988) 6 exemplares
Blair's War 4 exemplares
The Width Of The World (1983) 4 exemplares
Cold Light [short fiction] (1986) 4 exemplares
Ahead! 4 exemplares
Weredog of Bucharest 3 exemplares
The Bible in Blood [novelette] (1994) 3 exemplares
Long Stay 3 exemplares
A waterfall of lights 3 exemplares
Cages [short story] 3 exemplares
Life In The Groove (1992) 3 exemplares
The Rooms of Paradise (1978) 2 exemplares
Hijack Holiday [short story] (2001) 2 exemplares
Breakfast in Bed 2 exemplares
The Wild Pig's Collar 2 exemplares
Red Squirrel 2 exemplares
In Golden Armour 2 exemplares
An Inspector Calls 2 exemplares
Spanish Fly 2 exemplares
The Talk of the Town (1991) 2 exemplares
Immune Dreams [short fiction] (1978) 2 exemplares
One of Her Paths 2 exemplares
We Remember Babylon 2 exemplares
Early, in the Evening 2 exemplares
The Girl Who Was Art (1976) 2 exemplares
The Thousand Cuts 2 exemplares
When Idaho Dived [short story] (1985) 2 exemplares
On The Dream Channel Panel (1985) 2 exemplares
Gaudi's Dragon [novelette] (1990) 2 exemplares
The Human Chicken (1990) 2 exemplares
Why Pity ME? (1994) 2 exemplares
Lambert, Lambert [short story] (1990) 2 exemplares
Caucus Winter 1 exemplar
Alicia 1 exemplar
Separate Lives 1 exemplar
The China Cottage 1 exemplar
Such dedication 1 exemplar
Timeflood {poem} 1 exemplar
Insight 1 exemplar
Dome of Whispers 1 exemplar
Returning Home 1 exemplar
Lover of Statues 1 exemplar
The Wild Hunt 1 exemplar
Sexmaschine [Kurzgeschichte] (1970) 1 exemplar
The Amber Room 1 exemplar
Bud [short story] 1 exemplar
The Artistic Touch 1 exemplar
Evil Water [novelette] (1987) 1 exemplar
In Her Shoes [short story] (1988) 1 exemplar
Memory Man & Other Poems (2014) 1 exemplar
White Socks [novelette] (1985) 1 exemplar
Ghost Lecturer [short story] (1984) 1 exemplar
Cruising [short story] (1983) 1 exemplar
Windows [novelette] (1986) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Tenth Annual Collection (1993) — Contribuidor — 433 exemplares
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF (1994) — Contribuidor — 394 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories (2000) — Contribuidor — 297 exemplares
Science Fiction: DAW 30th Anniversary (2002) — Contribuidor — 260 exemplares
Semiotext(e) SF (1989) — Contribuidor — 248 exemplares
The 1985 Annual World's Best SF (1985) — Contribuidor — 239 exemplares
The 1989 Annual World's Best SF (1989) — Contribuidor — 237 exemplares
The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction: Volume 1 (2007) — Contribuidor — 221 exemplares
The 1986 Annual World's Best SF (1986) — Contribuidor — 216 exemplares
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #8 (1979) — Contribuidor — 200 exemplares
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Second Annual Collection (1987) — Contribuidor — 199 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF (2013) — Contribuidor — 171 exemplares
Cthulhu’s Reign (2010) — Contribuidor — 153 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF (2009) — Contribuidor — 153 exemplares
The Year's Best Science Fiction: First Annual Collection (1984) — Contribuidor — 131 exemplares
The Road to Science Fiction #4: From Here To Forever (1982) — Autor — 129 exemplares
Mathenauts: Tales of Mathematical Wonder (1987) — Contribuidor — 126 exemplares
Solaris Rising: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction (2011) — Contribuidor — 124 exemplares
Exploring the Matrix: Visions of the Cyber Present (2003) — Contribuidor — 121 exemplares
Tombs (1995) — Contribuidor — 115 exemplares
Futures from Nature (2007) — Contribuidor — 113 exemplares
Science Fiction: The Best of the Year, 2007 Edition (2007) — Contribuidor — 109 exemplares
Cyber-killers (1997) — Contribuidor, algumas edições106 exemplares
The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction: Volume 3 (2009) — Contribuidor — 100 exemplares
The Best of Interzone (1997) — Contribuidor — 99 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of New Jules Verne Adventures (2005) — Contribuidor — 98 exemplares
Christmas Stars (1992) — Contribuidor — 97 exemplares
Science Fiction: The Best of 2001 (2002) — Contribuidor — 95 exemplares
Best New Horror (1989) — Contribuidor — 87 exemplares
Deathwing [2001 anthology] (2001) — Contribuidor — 87 exemplares
Other Edens (1987) — Contribuidor — 85 exemplares
The Guild of Xenolinguists (2007) — Prefácio, algumas edições80 exemplares
After War (1985) — Contribuidor — 80 exemplares
Full Moon City (2010) — Contribuidor — 77 exemplares
CYBERSEX (1996) — Contribuidor — 77 exemplares
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #15 (1986) — Contribuidor — 76 exemplares
Dante's Disciples (1996) — Contribuidor — 74 exemplares
The Secret History of Vampires (2007) — Contribuidor — 74 exemplares
Realms: The First Year of Clarkesworld Magazine (2008) — Contribuidor — 72 exemplares
Glorifying Terrorism, Manufacturing Contempt: An Anthology (2006) — Contribuidor — 69 exemplares
Nebula Awards 23 (1989) — Contribuidor — 67 exemplares
The Random House Book of Fantasy Stories (1963) — Contribuidor — 66 exemplares
Nebula Awards 25 (1991) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
The Cutting Room: Dark Reflections of the Silver Screen (2014) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
Interzone: The 2nd Anthology (1987) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #13 (1984) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook: No. 2 (1989) — Contribuidor — 59 exemplares
We Think, Therefore We Are (2009) — Contribuidor — 57 exemplares
The Fifth Omni Book of Science Fiction (1987) — Contribuidor — 56 exemplares
New Writings in SF-26 (1975) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Future Cops (2003) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
Is Anybody Out There? (2010) — Contribuidor — 53 exemplares
In Dreams (1992) — Contribuidor — 52 exemplares
The Fourth Omni Book of Science Fiction (1985) — Contribuidor — 51 exemplares
New Worlds 6 (1973) — Contribuidor — 51 exemplares
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #16 (1987) — Contribuidor — 50 exemplares
More Tales from the "Forbidden Planet" (1990) — Contribuidor — 49 exemplares
New Worlds (New Anthology Series , Vol 1) (1997) — Autor — 47 exemplares
Time Travelers (1989) — Contribuidor — 47 exemplares
New Worlds 2 (1992) — Contribuidor — 47 exemplares
The Century's Best Horror Fiction: Volume 2 (2011) — Contribuidor — 46 exemplares
Narrow Houses: Tales of Superstition, Suspense, and Fear (1992) — Contribuidor — 45 exemplares
The Random House Book of Science Fiction Stories (1996) — Contribuidor — 44 exemplares
Inside the Funhouse: 17 Sf Stories About Sf (1992) — Contribuidor — 44 exemplares
Stars of Albion (1979) — Contribuidor — 43 exemplares
Fables from the Fountain (2011) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
The Silver Gryphon (2003) — Autor — 42 exemplares
Solaris Rising 3: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction (2014) — Contribuidor — 40 exemplares
Habitats (1984) — Contribuidor — 40 exemplares
The Best Bizarro Fiction of the Decade (2012) — Contribuidor — 40 exemplares
Other Edens 2 (1988) — Contribuidor — 39 exemplares
Deathwing [1990 anthology] (1990) — Contribuidor — 39 exemplares
New Worlds 7 (1974) — Contribuidor — 38 exemplares
Andromeda 3 (1978) — Contribuidor — 38 exemplares
Universe 13 (1983) — Contribuidor — 37 exemplares
Lemistry: A Celebration of the Work of Stanislaw Lem (2011) — Contribuidor — 35 exemplares
Walls of Fear (1990) — Contribuidor — 34 exemplares
Conqueror Fantastic (2004) — Contribuidor — 33 exemplares
Lands of Never: Anthology of Modern Fantasy (1984) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
Constellations (2005) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
Destination Unknown (1997) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
Tales in Time (1997) — Contribuidor — 31 exemplares
Best of British Science Fiction 2016 (2017) — Contribuidor, algumas edições30 exemplares
Andromeda 2 (1977) — Contribuidor — 29 exemplares
Universe 11 (1981) — Contribuidor — 29 exemplares
Time Pieces (2006) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
Drabble II: Double Century (1990) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
Discoveries:First Focus Sci-Fi Anthology (1995) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
Subterfuge (2008) — Contribuidor, algumas edições24 exemplares
New Writings in SF-30 (1977) — Contribuidor — 24 exemplares
The Bitten Word (2010) — Contribuidor, algumas edições24 exemplares
Best of British Science Fiction 2020 (2021) — Contribuidor — 24 exemplares
Interzone: The 5th Anthology (1991) — Contribuidor — 22 exemplares
Asimov's Science Fiction: Vol. 20, No. 12 [December 1996] (1996) — Contribuidor — 19 exemplares
Nebula Awards #19 (1983) — Contribuidor — 19 exemplares
The Gift of Joy (2009) — Introdução — 18 exemplares
The Best of Jim Baen's Universe II (2008) — Contribuidor — 17 exemplares
Asimov's Science Fiction: Vol. 20, No. 4 [April 1996] (1996) — Contribuidor — 14 exemplares
Mythic (2006) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
Polder: A Festschrift for John Clute and Judith Clute (2006) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
Höhenflüge (1982) — Contribuidor, algumas edições11 exemplares
Tales in Space (1998) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Universe 16 (1986) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Extrasolar (2017) — Compositor — 11 exemplares
Postscripts Magazine, Issue 32/33: Far Voyager (2014) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Asimov's Science Fiction: Vol. 37, No. 7 [July 2013] (2013) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Univers 1985 (1985) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Terra nova : antología de ciencia ficción contemporánea (2012) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Gaslight and Ghosts (1988) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Kopernikus 5 (1982) — Autor — 9 exemplares
Kopernikus 7 (1982) — Contribuidor, algumas edições8 exemplares
Alien Encounters (1982) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Death on Wheels (1999) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Barcelona Tales (2016) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Spindles: Short Stories from the Science of Sleep (2016) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Asimov's Science Fiction: Vol. 44, No. 5 & 6 [May/June 2020] (2020) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Interzone 033 (1990) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
X Marks the Spot: Celebrating 10 Years of NewCon Press (2016) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
White Dwarf 165 (1993) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar

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beskamiltar | 2 outras críticas | Apr 10, 2024 |
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This was an interesting book but I found I could only handle it in small doses. Hence it took a long time for me to actually finish it. But that was just my experience - your experience of it may well be wildly different.

It's a collection of short stories, the first several of which are linked, with common characters and background, exploring a series of time machine excursions into the past from a relatively near-future Britain.

Early on, it felt to me like a smashing together of Harry Harrison's The Technicolout Time Machine with Connie Willis' To Say Nothing of the Dog. Later on, add some seasoning from Barry Hughart's Bridge of Birds. You'll know when.

The author clearly has a love of language and the sound of language. A lot of this book would sound very good read aloud and absorbed in that way. It's very punnish in places.

The second half of the book, the non-Chinese time machine stories, didn't work as well for me. Some good ideas, but the style was becoming too intrusive to my ears by then. The Shakespearean pastiche story in particular I could not cope with.

But that's just my opinion. I could be wrong.
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Surtac | 10 outras críticas | Feb 20, 2024 |
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Overall I liked it but I didnt love it. The Chinese Time Machine is not exactly my favorite thing to its odd to write an in-depth review of it. For me it was the style of the writing. I just couldnt get into it. I have to give it a re-read. The stories overall were engaging and I enjoyed them but the style, for me, got in the way.
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Estatísticas

Obras
214
Also by
143
Membros
5,082
Popularidade
#4,919
Avaliação
½ 3.4
Críticas
139
ISBN
364
Línguas
17
Marcado como favorito
6

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