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Davidson, Avram

Overview
Works: 122 works in 317 publications in 4 languages and 5,150 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Science fiction  Fiction  Miscellanea  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Periodicals  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Short stories, American  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3554.A924, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Avram Davidson
The Best from fantasy and science fiction by Fantasy and Science Fiction( )

in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthologies of short stories and readers' contributions to contests published in "Fantasy & Science Fiction."
Vergil in Averno by Avram Davidson( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Avram Davidson treasury : a tribute collection by Avram Davidson( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects thirty-eight short stories by American author Avram Davidson, written over the course of more than thirty years, from the 1950s to the 1990s; with introductions by notable writers, including Ursula LeGuin, Alan Dean Foster, Harlan Ellison, and others
The best of Avram Davidson by Avram Davidson( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures in unhistory : conjectures on the factual foundations of several ancient legends by Avram Davidson( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the foundations of fifteen legends involving the voyages of Sinbad, dragons, mermaids, the moon, and various other subjects
The Best from fantasy and science fiction by Edward L Ferman( Book )

19 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of short stories and readers' contributions to contests published in "Fantasy & Science Fiction."
The Redward Edward papers by Avram Davidson( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The other nineteenth century : a story collection by Avram Davidson( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new collection of long out-of-print short fiction by one of the premier fantasy authors of the twentieth century presents historical fantasy tales set against the backdrop of an alternative Mitteleuropa, Victorian England, and the American frontier
The phoenix and the mirror by Avram Davidson( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the legends of the Dark Ages, The Phoenix and the Mirror is the story of the mighty Vergil--not quite the Vergil of our history books (the poet who penned The Aeneid), but the Vergil conjured by by the medieval imagination: hero, alchemist, and sorcerer extroaordinaire
Peregrine: primus by Avram Davidson( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peregrine was the illigitimate son of the king of Sapodilla, which, as every schoolboy knows, was the last pagan kingdom in the world to resist Christianity. Cast out of Sapodilla as required by law when he reached his majority, Peregrine sallied forth into the Dark Ages with his page Dafty and the rather time-worn sorcerer Appledore to find his fortune. What he found instead was: dragons, whores, Huns, Roman legions, emperors, and a delightful collection of mysteries and adventures
Joyleg by Avram Davidson( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Who is Joyleg? What is he? There are governments that want to know his secret. There is evidence that he is more than 200 years old. And indeed he does have a secret--one that will cause the history of the world to be rewritten!"--Page 4 of cover
Rork! by Avram Davidson( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ran Lomar wanted only to be left alone—to get away from it all. That’s why he volunteered for duty on Pia 2, the most remote, isolated world in the Galaxy. His assignment was simple. The problem on Pia 2 was redwing, a plant used throughout the Galaxy as a medical fixative. Redwing grew only on Pia 2 and lately, less and less was being harvested. Lomar’s job was to find out why, and to do something about it. A simple job. Or so it seemed. Tan Carlo Harb, the Station Officer, tried to warn him. But Lomar had to find out for himself about the strange inhabitants of Pia 2—the Tocks, the Tame ones, and the Wild ones, and the mysterious, legendary “rorks” that everyone feared
Strange seas and shores; a collection of short stories by Avram Davidson( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mutiny in space by Avram Davidson( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and French and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marooned on an unknown planet, the Persephone's officers moved warily through the forest. They had escaped the mutineers, but they knew there was danger ahead ... only, what was it? These men would be pleased to conquer this world, but they find that the native society is ruled by women, who are armed and ready to fight and protect what is theirs
The investigations of Avram Davidson by Avram Davidson( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like Malamud and Jackson, Avram Davidson brought a unique level of charm, wit, and intrigue to the short story form. Collected here for the first time are his remarkable mystery tales, including the 1815 investigations of New York's Chief Constable; a sinister lesson in New England thrift; New Amsterdam river pirates versus the KGB; treachery in nursing home; and expatriates who will kill for a little peace and quiet
The Best from Fantasy and science fiction( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of short stories and readers' contributions to contests published in "Fantasy & Science Fiction."
Masters of the maze by Avram Davidson( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between the worlds and across the eons runs the Maze#x97;a pathway to all space and time. Its Masters know its secret and guard it#x97;but now the monstrous Chulpex are using it to swarm across the galaxy and ravage Earth. Only one man, chosen by the Masters, can stop them.?Maybe his best sf novel.?#x97;Conlang.org Avram Davidson was a Hugo Award-winning novelist, short story writer, and essayist. With nineteen novels and hundreds of short stories and essays to his name, he won the World Fantasy Award three times. His science fiction and fantasy works are considered a cornerstone of their genres
Or all the seas with oysters by Avram Davidson( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1976 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best from Fantasy and science fiction by Avram Davidson( Book )

5 editions published between 1952 and 1967 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of short stories and readers' contributions to contests published in "Fantasy & science fiction."
The island under the earth by Avram Davidson( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earthy, hot-tempered Captain Stag followed a simple man{u2019}s quest; Tabnath Lo the trader was driven by obsessions; the enigmatic augurs Castegor and Gortecas manuervered toward secret ends; and around them all the Sixlimbed Folk massed in hatred and plotted barbaric vengeance... ?A world of living legend peopled by centaurs, golems, harpies, and primitive but shrewd humans...I was completely caught up in the saga.?Fritz Leiber ?It{u2019}s always exciting to discover a new dimension in the work of a writer you think you know pretty well. The Island Under the Earth reveals that Avram Davidson is at one of those points of discovery and renewal.?Peter S. Beagle Avram Davidson was a Hugo Award-winning novelist, short story writer, and essayist. With nineteen novels and hundreds of short stories and essays to his name, he won the World Fantasy Award three times. His science fiction and fantasy works are considered a cornerstone of their genres
 
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The Avram Davidson treasury : a tribute collection
Alternative Names
Avram Davidson Amerikaans auteur

Avram Davidson US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-, Fantasy- und Mystery-Autor, Mitglied der Tenrikyō-Religion

Дэвидсон, Эйв

אברם דוידסון

데이비슨, 에이브럼 1923-1993

데이빗슨, 아브람 1923-1993

エイヴラム・デイヴィッドスン

ディヴィドスン, エイヴラム

デイヴィッドスン, アヴラム

阿夫拉姆·戴維森

Languages
English (147)

French (4)

Dutch (2)

Russian (1)

Covers
Adventures in unhistory : conjectures on the factual foundations of several ancient legendsThe other nineteenth century : a story collectionPeregrine: primusJoylegRork!Mutiny in spaceThe investigations of Avram DavidsonMasters of the mazeThe island under the earth