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Morgan, Richard K. 1965-

Overview
Works: 80 works in 305 publications in 6 languages and 8,747 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Satire  Fantasy fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Science fiction 
Classifications: PR6113.O748, 823.92
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Most widely held works by Richard K Morgan
Altered carbon by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 25th century, humankind has spread throughout the galaxy, monitored by the watchful eye of the U.N. While divisions in race, religion, and class still exist, advances in technology have redefined life itself - a person's consciousness can be easily downloaded into a new body, making death nearly obsolete. Ex-U.N. envoy Takeshi Kovacs has been killed before, but his last death was particularly brutal. Resleeved into a new body in Bay City (formerly San Francisco), Kovacs is thrown into a shady, far-reaching conspiracy that is vicious even by the standards of a society that buys and sells human existence. As a warrior-for-hire, he is called to help a far-flung planet's government put down a bloody revolution. But when a rogue pilot and a sleazy corporate fat cat offer him a lucrative role in a treacherous treasure hunt, he's only too happy to go AWOL with a band of resurrected soldiers of fortune. All that stands between them and the ancient alien spacecraft they mean to salvage are a massacred city bathed in deadly radiation, unleashed nanotechnology with a million ways to kill, and whatever surprises the highly advanced Martian race may have in store
Woken furies by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Returning to Harlan's World to achieve retribution for a lost love, Takeshi Kovacs becomes caught up in political intrigue when he comes to the aid of a woman being hunted by a savage young Envoy who claims that he is Kovacs himself
The steel remains by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man named Ringil, hero from a great war, living nearly forgotten and obsolete in a backcountry village, is asked to find a lost cousin, drawing him back into a world that he'd thought he left behind long ago
Broken angels by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Serving as a mercenary in a distasteful war, Takeshi Kovacs joins a covert team that aims to secure a coveted archeological prize, an endeavor that ensnares him in a web of treachery and betrayal
Thirteen by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The subject of a failed government experiment to produce a more deadly military warrior, Carl Marsalis is a hit man who has lost his taste for killing, but when he is arrested in Miami, government officials come up with a plan to use his talents to achieve their own ends
Market forces by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A blistering near-future thriller that will propel Richard Morgan onto the bestseller lists - a novel that will be enjoyed by any thriller reader
The cold commands by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With The Steel Remains, award-winning science fiction writer Richard K. Morgan turned his talents to sword and sorcery. The result: a genre-busting masterwork hailed as a milestone in contemporary epic fantasy. Now Morgan continues the riveting saga of Ringil Eskiath--Gil, for short--a peerless warrior whose love for other men has made him an outcast and pariah. Only a select few have earned the right to call Gil friend. One is Egar, the Dragonbane, a fierce Majak fighter who comes to respect a heart as savage and loyal as his own. Another is Archeth, the last remaining daughter of an otherworldly race called the Kiriath, who once used their advanced technology to save the world from the dark magic of the Aldrain--only to depart for reasons as mysterious as their arrival. Yet even Egar and Archeth have learned to fear the doom that clings to their friend like a grim shadow. or the curse of a bitter god. Now one of the Kiriath's uncanny machine intelligences has fallen from orbit--with a message that humanity faces a grave new danger (or, rather, an ancient one): a creature called the Illwrack Changeling, a boy raised to manhood in the ghostly between-world realm of the Grey Places, home to the Aldrain. A human raised as one of them--and, some say, the lover of one of their greatest warriors--until, in a time lost to legend, he was vanquished. Wrapped in sorcerous slumber, hidden away on an island that drifts between this world and the Grey Places, the Illwrack Changeling is stirring. And when he wakes, the Aldrain will rally to him and return in force--this time without the Kiriath to stop them. An expedition is outfitted for the long and arduous sea journey to find the lost island of the Illwrack Changeling. Aboard are Gil, Egar, and Archeth: each fleeing from ghosts of the past, each seeking redemption in whatever lies ahead. But redemption doesn't come cheap these days. Nor, for that matter, does survival. Not even for Ringil Eskiath. Or anyone--god or mortal--who would seek to use him as a pawn"--
Thirteen by Richard K Morgan ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The subject of a failed government experiment to produce a more deadly military warrior, Carl Marsalis is a hit man who has lost his taste for killing, but when he is arrested in Miami, government officials come up with a plan to use his talents to achieve their own ends
Black man by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One hundred years from now, and against all odds, Earth has found a new stability; the political order has reached some sort of balance, globalised commercial interdependence and cooperative co-existence are the order of the day, and a new nanotech-aided colony on Mars is growing. But the fraught years of the 21st century have left an uneasy genetic legacy. The failed results of science's early excursions into twisting the human genome to advantage now live among us as barely tolerated variant outcasts - licensed, monitored and cordially despised." "Sevgi Ertekin, ex-NYPD homicide detective turned security executive for the colony corporations, is no stranger to the issues surrounding human variants. But when a Variant 13, a genetically engineered hyper-male cultured to fight the century's last conflicts, survives a mysterious crash landing in mid-ocean and a series of brutal slayings erupts across America, she discovers that sometimes you can only fight fire with fire." "Carl Marsalis, a genengineered ex-soldier himself, hunts down rogue hyper-males for the UN. It's not an easy gig; he's hated and feared by his fellow 13s as a traitor and a bringer of death, and by the rest of humanity as a genetic freak and an unwelcome reminder of all that is dark in the human psyche - he is, in every sense of the word, the Black Man. And at the moment he's beyond even UN jurisdiction or help, banged up in a Florida jail for intent to procure an abortion. So when Sevgi comes calling, Carl is only too ready to cut a deal."--BOOK JACKET
Altered carbon by Richard K Morgan ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the twenty-fifth century, humankind has spread throughout the galaxy, monitored by the watchful eye of the U.N. While divisions in race, religion, and class still exist, advances in technology have redefined life itself. Now, assuming one can afford the expensive procedure, a person's consciousness can be stored in a cortical stack at the base of the brain and easily downloaded into a new body (or 'sleeve') making death nothing more than a minor blip on a screen
Market forces by Richard K Morgan ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What do you buy and sell when the global markets reach saturation point? The markets themselves. Thirty years from now the big players in global capitalism have moved on from commodities. The big money is in conflict investment. The corporations keep a careful watch on the wars of liberation and revolution that burn constantly around the world. They guage who the winners will be and sell them arms, intelligence and power. In return for a slice of the action when the war is won. The reward? A stake in the new nation. It's cynical, brutal and it has nothing to do with democracy and the rule of law. So what else is new? The executives in this lethal game bid for contracts, fight for promotion, secure their lives on the roads. Fighting lethal duels in souped up, heavily armoured cars on the empty motorways of the future. Chris Faulkener has a lethal reputation and a new job at Shorn Associates. Has he got what it takes to make a real killing?
Woken furies by Richard K Morgan ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-fifth-century hero Takeshi Kovacs joins forces with a mysterious woman who may have the power to shatter the futuristic Harlan's World forever
The steel remains by Richard K Morgan ( Recording )
13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man named Ringil, hero from a great war, living nearly forgotten and obsolete in a backcountry village, is asked to find a lost cousin, drawing him back into a world that he'd thought he left behind long ago
Broken angels by Richard K Morgan ( )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cynical, quick-on-the-trigger Takeshi Kovacs, the ex-U.N. envoy turned private eye, has changed careers, and bodies, once more ... trading sleuthing for soldiering as a warrior-for-hire, and helping a far-flung planet's government put down a bloody revolution
The cold commands by Richard K Morgan ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A continuation of the events in The Steel Remains relates the story of aging warrior Ringil Eskiath, whose return to the violent life of a hero is further complicated by a major threat that compels Ringil to forge uncomfortable alliances
The dark commands by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black Widow : the things they say about her by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"... The survivors of Natasha's last tirade start coming back to haunt her .. and they're beginning to join forces. Also featuring a guest appearance by Daredevil!"--P. [4] of cover
Black widow : Homecoming-- by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[Richard K. Morgan and Bill Sienkiewicz] ... bring you old ghosts and new revelations about the original Black Widow-- Natasha Romanova-- in this hardboiled noir tale. The deadliest agent in the Marvel Universe has finally gotten out of the spy game, and she's not asking for much, just a life of her own. When a sudden assassination attempt provides a harsh reality check, the former Soviet agent tracks a string of international killings that will lead her back to a Russia she can barely recognize"--Publisher's web site
Crysis by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carbone modifié by Richard K Morgan ( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Au XXVIe siècle, l'humanité s'est répandue à travers la galaxie exportant ainsi leurs religions et leurs conflits raciaux dans l'espace. La technologie permet désormais de stocker sa conscience dans une pile corticale et en cas de décès, de la télécharger dans un nouveau corps. L'ex-corps diplomatique Takeshi Kovacs a ainsi été tué et ré-enveloppé dans un corps sur Terre
 
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Alternative Names
Morgan, Richard.
Morgan, Richard, 1965-....
モーガン, リチャード
Languages
English (200)
French (4)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
Russian (1)
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