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Swanwick, Michael

Overview
Works: 116 works in 292 publications in 9 languages and 9,873 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Spy fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3569.W28, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Swanwick
 
Most widely held works by Michael Swanwick
The dragons of Babel by Michael Swanwick( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enslaved by a war-dragon of Babel, young Will evacuates to the Tower of Babel where he meets the confidence trickster, Nat Whilk, and becomes a hero to the homeless living in the tunnels under the city. As he rises from an underling to a politician, Will falls in love with a high-elven woman he dare not aspire to.--From publisher description
Not so much said the cat by Michael Swanwick( )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of short stories, Swanwick takes us on a whirlwind journey across the globe and across time and space, where magic and science exist in possibilities that are not of this world
Bones of the earth by Michael Swanwick( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A paleontologist who discovers the secret of time travel is initially thrilled at the prospect of conducting research on live dinosaurs, but his frequent trips into the past soon begin to have negative consequences on the present
The iron dragon's daughter by Michael Swanwick( Book )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a seductive voice lures Jane, a changeling, from the factory where she's always worked, she enters a world of malls and machines where she'll never truly belong
Stations of the tide by Michael Swanwick( Book )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a strange magician steals the secrets that could save a distant planet from being annihilated by its own oceans' tides, a man is sent to the planet to retrieve those secrets
The dog said bow-wow by Michael Swanwick( )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixteen stories from the Hugo-winner features such situations as time-traveling dinosaurs wreaking havoc on a quiet town in Vermont to a locked room murder of an ogre
Chasing the Phoenix by Michael Swanwick( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the distant future, Surplus arrives in China dressed as a Mongolian shaman, leading a yak which carries the corpse of his friend, Darger. The old high-tech world has long since collapsed, and the artificial intelligences that ran it are outlawed and destroyed. Or so it seems. Darger and Surplus, a human and a genetically engineered dog with human intelligence who walks upright, are a pair of con men and the heroes of a series of prior Swanwick stories. They travel to what was once China and invent a scam to become rich and powerful. Pretending to have limited super-powers, they aid an ambitious local warlord who dreams of conquest and once again reuniting China under one ruler. And, against all odds, it begins to work, but it seems as if there are other forces at work behind the scenes
Vacuum flowers by Michael Swanwick( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Awakening in a medical center, a woman who has been given an artificial personality, escapes. She sets out on a thrilling quest for survival that takes her from planet to planet
Jack Faust by Michael Swanwick( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and French and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faust is accorded his wish of unlimited knowledge by Mephistopheles on condition he will apply it to military ends and the result is an arms race. Just what Mephistopheles wanted, his plan being to get man to destroy himself
The dragons of Babel by Michael Swanwick( )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enslaved by a war-dragon of Babel, young Will evacuates to the Tower of Babel where he meets the confidence trickster, Nat Whilk, and becomes a hero to the homeless living in the tunnels under the city. As he rises from an underling to a politician, Will falls in love with a high-elven woman he dare not aspire to
Dancing with bears : the postutopian adventures of Darger & Surplus by Michael Swanwick( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the adventures of postapocalyptic con artists Darger and Surplus as they transport seven genetically enhanced brides from the Caliph of Byzantium to the Duke of Muscovy
The witch who came in from the cold by Lindsay Smith( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spies and sorcerers face off during the Cold War, with the fate of the world in balance in this print edition of a hugely popular serial novel from five award-winning and critically acclaimed authors. The Cold War rages in back rooms and dark alleys of 1970s Prague as spies and sorcerers battle for home and country. The fate of the East and the West hangs in the balance right along the Iron Curtain -- and crackling beneath the surface is a vein of magic that is waiting to be tapped."--Amazon.com
The year's best science fiction : thirty-first annual collection( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world in the year's best short stories"--
When the great days come by Gardner R Dozois( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By turns haunting and humorous, Dozois's acclaimed short fiction is finally collected in a definitive edition of his work, proving that he is not just one of the field's best editors of short fiction, but one of its best writers as well
The best of Michael Swanwick by Michael Swanwick( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first comprehensive overview of the extraordinary career of a master storyteller
Gravity's angels : 13 stories by Michael Swanwick( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These thirteen stories established Michael Swanwick as one of the brightest stars in the science-fiction firmament. Alongside its companion volume, Tales of Old Earth, Gravity's Angels showcases the very best of Swanwick's considerable talent, including the Sturgeon Award--winner "The Edge of the World." Each story is a unique and engrossing exploration of character, conflict, and conscience
In the drift by Michael Swanwick( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this dystopic world, radiation from the 1979 Three Mile Island accident has contaminated all of central Pennsylvania. The fallout zone, known as the Drift, harbors two-headed monsters, mutated vampires, and other outcasts who struggle to survive and transcend their shattered world. "Compulsively readable"--George R.R. Martin"--
Year's best SF 18( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of the finest science fiction stories of 2012 features the work of both new and established writers, including contributions by Megan Lindholm, Andy Duncan, C.S. Friedman, and Tony Ballantyne
Griffin's egg by Michael Swanwick( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eclipse four : new science fiction and fantasy by Jonathan Strahan( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by such authors as Emma Bull, Jeffrey Ford, Michael Stanwick, and Jo Walton
 
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Michael Swanwick Amerikaans schrijver

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Michael Swanwick amerikansk skribent

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Michael Swanwick escritor de ciencia ficción estadounidense

Michael Swanwick scrittore statunitense

Michael Swanwick US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Autor

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