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Petaja, Emil 1915-2000

Overview
Works: 29 works in 54 publications in 4 languages and 628 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Novels  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Bibliography  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3566.E745, 741.640922
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Most widely held works by Emil Petaja
The Hannes Bok memorial showcase of fantasy art by Emil Petaja( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stolen sun by Emil Petaja( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The star mill by Emil Petaja( Book )

2 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A castaway, rescued from an astroid on the fringes of space's forbidden region was the key to solving the crisis emanating from the Ursa Major constellation, but his mind was blocked
The time twister by Emil Petaja( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1975 in German and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve McCord arrived in the isolated town of Hellmouth, and soon realized that the town was not the paradise that it appeared to be. It was stuck in time and controlled by a creature preparing to take over the world
Photoplay edition by Emil Petaja( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stardrift and other fantastic flotsam by Emil Petaja( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saga of lost earths by Emil Petaja( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in Spanish and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Lempi spoke out against the computer run World-Fed and ended being involved in a quest to restore what had been lost to civilization
Alpha yes, terra no! by Emil Petaja( Book )

2 editions published between 1965 and 1983 in Turkish and English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The path beyond the stars by Emil Petaja( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Wood was a space orphan raised as an earthling, with psychic powers
The nets of space by Emil Petaja( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quick discovers that a race of crab like aliens are headed to earth to destroy it and he has to find a way to save earth
The prism by Emil Petaja( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seed of the dreamers by Emil Petaja( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord of the green planet by Emil Petaja( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tramontane by Emil Petaja( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The caves of Mars by Emil Petaja( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doom of the green planet by Emil Petaja( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As dream and shadow by Emil Petaja( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saga of lost earths ; and, The star mill by Emil Petaja( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architects of dreams : the SFWA author emeritus anthology( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden age of weird fiction megapack. 10 classic works from weird tales and other magazines! by Emil Petaja( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emil Petaja (1915-2000) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer whose career spanned seven decades. He was the author of 13 published novels, nearly 150 short stories, numerous poems, and a handful of books and articles on various subjects. Though he wrote science fiction, fantasy, horror stories, detective fiction, and poetry, Petaja considered his work part of an older tradition of "weird fiction." You can find echoes not only of H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard in his work, but previous generations of weird authors such as Poe, Blackwood, and E. F. Benson
 
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Architects of dreams : the SFWA author emeritus anthology
Alternative Names
Emil Petaja American writer

Emil Petaja Amerikaans romanschrijver (1915-2000)

Emil Petaja US-amerikanischer Science Fiction- und Fantasy-Autor

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