WorldCat Identities

Watson, Ian 1943-

Overview
Works: 121 works in 473 publications in 9 languages and 9,729 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Interviews  Science fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Adapter, Scenarist, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PR6073.A863, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ian Watson
 
Most widely held works by Ian Watson
Artificial intelligence A.I.( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the middle of the 21st century. Extremely sophisticated robots do everything from nannying to prostitution, supplying the illusion of feeling, but true emotion has eluded the android builders. Until Professor Hobby builds David, a robot boy who can really love. In the same manner that some people substitute pets for more demanding human relationships, the Swinton's try to fill the void left by the illness (and subsequent cryogenic animation) of their young son, with David. Unlike a pet, however, David requires more than taking without giving, and his plight illustrates the dangers inherent when dog-substitutes demand giving in return
The embedding by Ian Watson( Book )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations with Ayckbourn by Alan Ayckbourn( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Martian Inca by Ian Watson( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chekhov's journey by Ian Watson( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction roman om den russiske forfatter Anton Tjechov
God's world by Ian Watson( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 1997, angels appear at holy places round the world, summoning humanity to "come to God's World", which they identify as a planet twenty light years from earth and to which a selection of earthlings eventually travel onboard the spaceship "Pilgrim Crusader."
The flies of memory by Ian Watson( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman
Queenmagic, kingmagic by Ian Watson( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman
Deathhunter : a science fiction novel by Ian Watson( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and French and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jonah kit by Ian Watson( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fictionroman fra den kolde krig. En hval har et menneskes bevidsthed og en svag erindring om himlen, en u-båd og at elske. Det gennemgående tema er kommunikation mennesker imellem, og mellem mennesker og dyr
The miracle visitors by Ian Watson( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the river by Ian Watson( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunstroke : and other stories by Ian Watson( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Converts by Ian Watson( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He is a finical giant but the Sponsor wants more, he wants to become a super human, to be the modern-day Adam, father to a new generation of humans with heightened DNA. He had the viral injection to change himself, the will to do it, and now all he needs is an Eve to join him on his journey. He thinks he's found the perfect match in Jean Sandra Norwich, a woman convinced she is trapped between the genes of her mother and daughter. The Sponsor offers her freedom and so much more, the chance to bet he mother of all Superbeings, but she will get more than she bargained for
Slow birds and other stories by Ian Watson( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and French and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evil water : and other stories by Ian Watson( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-noveller
The books of the Black Current by Ian Watson( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of being by Ian Watson( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the stars by Ian Watson( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction. Flodkvinden Yaleen sendes ud som hemmelig agent på en rejse til stjernerne for at finde ud af, hvad Gudssjlens planer for universet er
A.I. Artificial intelligence by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David is a robot programmed to feel unconditional love for his human family. When they abandon him, David seeks to become human so they will take him back and return his love
 
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Alternative Names
Ian Watson auteur de science-fiction britannnique

Ian Watson autor del Reino Unido

Ian Watson britischer Science-Fiction-Autor

Ian Watson britisk skribent

Ian Watson brittisk frfattare

Ian Watson scrittore e sceneggiatore britannico

Votsons, Īens 1943-

Йен Уотсон

Иън Уотсън

یان واتسون نویسنده بریتانیایی

イアン・ワトスン

ワトスン, イアン

Languages
English (173)

French (23)

Spanish (10)

German (5)

Italian (4)

Polish (3)

Swedish (1)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The embeddingChekhov's journeyQueenmagic, kingmagicThe Jonah kitThe miracle visitorsConvertsA.I. Artificial intelligence