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Wright, John C. (John Charles) 1961-

Overview
Works: 39 works in 166 publications in 7 languages and 5,972 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Short stories, American  Short stories  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fantasy fiction, American 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3623.R54, 813.6
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Orphans of chaos by John C Wright( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Each power comes from a different paradigm or view of the inexplicable universe: and they should not be able to co-exist under the same laws of nature. Why is it that they can?
The golden age : a romance of the far future by John C Wright( Book )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Phaethon, living in an interplanetary utopian society ten thousand years in the future, embarks on a quest to find his true identity when he learns that parts of his memory were removed and stored by a government Phaethon believed to be totally honorable
Fugitives of chaos by John C Wright( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
"John C. Wright's new fantasy, which began with Orphans of Chaos and continues in Fugitives of Chaos, is a tale about five orphans raised in a strict British boarding school who begin to discover that they may not be human beings. The students at the school do not age, while the world around them does. The orphans have been kidnapped from their true parents, robbed of their powers, and raised in ignorance by superbeings no more human than they are: pagan gods and fairy queens, cyclopes, sea monsters, witches, and things even stranger." "The five have made sinister discoveries about themselves. Amelia is apparently a fourth-dimensional being; Victor is a synthetic man who can control the molecular arrangement of matter around him; Vanity can find secret passageways through solid walls where none had previously been; Colin is a psychic; Quentin is a warlock. Each power comes from a different paradigm or view of the inexplicable universe - and they should not be able to coexist under the same laws of nature. How is it that they can?" "The children must experiment with and learn to control their strange abilities in order to escape their captors. Something very important must be at stake in their imprisonment."--Jacket
Count to a trillion by John C Wright( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
"John C. Wright burst upon the SF scene a decade ago with the Golden Age trilogy, an innovative space opera. He went on to write fantasy novels, including the popular Orphans of Chaos trilogy. And now he returns to space opera in Count to a Trillion. After the collapse of the world economy, a young boy grows up in what used to be Texas as a tough duellist for hire, the future equivalent of a hired gun. But even after the collapse, there is space travel, and he leaves Earth to have adventures in the really wide open spaces. But he is quickly catapulted into the more distant future, while humanity, and Artificial Intelligence, grows and changes and becomes a kind of superman"--
The Phoenix exultant ; or, Dispossessed in Utopia by John C Wright( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Exiled from his life of power and privilege, Phaethon of Radamanthus House strives to recover his memory and position while embarking on a journey across the solar system in the company of humans and other life forms
Titans of chaos by John C Wright( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Five non-human orphans raised in a strict British boarding school have discovered their true natures, harnessed their strange abilities, and escaped into the world, where their true battle for survival begins
The golden transcendence : or, The last of the masquerade by John C Wright( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
In spite of the sanctions against him, Phaeton risks everything to journey across the solar system in order to recover his lost memory and the Phoenix Exultant, humankind's first true starship
The last guardians of everness by John C Wright( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 347 libraries worldwide
A last watchman of a "dream gate" that fences out ancient, human-preying evils, young Galen Waylock is targeted by a hostile power that sparks a battle between the forces of darkness and light, both of whom would oppress the human race
The architect of aeons by John C Wright( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
"The epic and mind-blowing finale to this visionary space opera series surpasses all expectation: Menelaus Montrose, having forged an uneasy alliance with his immortal adversary, Ximen del Azarchel, maps a future on a scale beyond anything previously imagined. No longer concerned with the course of history across mere millennia, Montrose and del Azarchel have become the architects of aeons, bringing forth minds the size of planets as they steer the bizarre intellectual descendants of an extinct humanity. Ever driving their labors and their enmity is the hope of reunion with their shared lost love, the posthuman Rania, whose eventual return is by no means assured, but who may unravel everything these eternal rivals have sought to achieve."--
The Judge of ages by John C Wright( Book )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
"The year is 10,515 AD. The Hyades Armada, traveling at near lightspeed, will reach Earth in just four centuries to assess humanity's value as slaves. For the last 8,000 years, two opposing factions have labored to meet the alien threat in very different ways. One of them is Ximen del Azarchel, immortal leader of the mutineers from the starship Hermetic and self-appointed Master of the World, who has allowed his followers to tamper continuously with the evolutionary destiny of Man, creating one bizarre race after another in an apparent search for a species the Hyades will find worthy of conquest. The other is Menelaus Montrose, the posthuman Judge of Ages, whose cryonic Tombs beneath the surface of Earth have preserved survivors from each epoch created by the Hermeticists. Montrose intends to thwart the alien invaders any way he can, and to remain alive long enough to be reunited with his bride Rania, who is on a seventy-millennia journey to confront the Hyades' masters, tens of thousands of light-years away. Now, with the countdown to the Hyades' arrival nearing its end, del Azarchel and Montrose square off for what is to be their final showdown for the fate of Earth, a battle of gunfire and cliometric calculus; powered armor and posthuman intelligence"--
Null-A continuum by John C Wright( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
A sequel to A.E. van Vogt's classic "The World of Null-A" finds Gilbert Gosseyn discovering a third brain that enables his travels to unimaginable distances in space and time, where he is challenged to prevent the extermination of the human race
Mists of everness by John C Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Young Galen Waylock is the last watchman of the Dream Gate, beyond which the ancient evils wait, hungry for the human world. For a thousand years, Galen's family has stood guard, scorned by a world that dismissed the danger as myth. Even Galen's father deserted their post. Discarding his belief in the other world, he left Castle Everness and the lonely coast of Maine to travel the world as a soldier
Songs of the dying Earth : stories in honor of Jack Vance ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Thank you, Mr. Vance / Dean Koontz -- Preface / Jack Vance -- The True vintage of Erzuine Thale / Robert Silverberg -- Grolion of Almery / Matthew Hughes -- The Copsy Door / Terry Downling -- Caulk the witch-chaser / Liz Williams -- Inescapable / Mike Resnick -- Abrizonde / Walter Jon Williams -- The Traditions of Karzh / Paula Volsky -- The Final quest of the Wizard Sarnod / Jeff Vandermeer -- The Green bird / Kage Baker -- The Last golden thread / Phyllis Eisenstein -- An Incident at Uskvesk / Elizabeth Moon -- Sylgarmo's Proclamation / Lucius Shepard -- The Lamentably comical tragedy (or the laughably tragic comedy) of Lixal Laoavee / Tad Williams -- Guyal the Curator / John C. Wright -- The Good magician / Glenn Cook -- The Return of the Fire Witch / Elizabeth Hand -- The Collegeum of Mauge / Byron Tetrick -- Evillo the Cunning / Tanith Lee -- The Guiding nose of Ulf?nt Banderoz / Dan Simmons -- Frogskin cap / Howard Waldrop -- A Night at Tarn House / George R.R. Martin -- An Invocation of incuriosity / Neil Gaiman
Songs of the dying earth : stories in honor of Jack Vance by George R. R Martin( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
This anthology has assembled distinguished authors to write stories in honor of the genius of Jack Vance, stories using the bizarre and darkly beautiful far future setting of the Dying Earth, near the very end of Earth's lifespan, where mighty wizards duel with spells of dreadful potency under a waning and almost burnt-out red sun, and adventurers and cutpurses strive to hoodwink and out-trick each other in haunted forests full of demons and monsters strange almost beyond comprehension
Engineering infinity ( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
"The universe shifts and changes: suddenly you understand, you get it, and are filled with a sense of wonder. That moment of understanding drives the greatest science-fiction stories and lies at the heart of Engineering Infinity. Whether it's coming up hard against the speed of light and, with it, the enormity of the universe, realizing that terraforming a distant world is harder and more dangerous than you'd ever thought, or simply realizing that a hitchhiker on a starship consumes fuel and oxygen with tragic results, it's hard science-fiction where sense of wonder is most often found and where science-fiction's true heart lies ..."--Page 4 of cover
The phoenix exultant by John C Wright( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Mists of Everness : being the second part of the war of the dreaming by John C Wright( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 51 libraries worldwide
"Young Galen Waylock is the last watchman of the Dream Gate, beyond which the ancient evils wait, hungry for the human world. For a thousand years, Galen's family has stood guard, scorned by a world that dismissed the danger as myth. Even Galen's father deserted the post. Discarding his belief in the other world, he left Everness House and the lonely coast of Maine to travel the world as a solider." "Now the warning bell has sounded, unheeded, in the dream-world. The minions of Darkness have stirred in the deep and the long watch is over. An army of very real mythic monsters has invaded our world, and Galen and his friends have begun to fight them. To join the battle with universal Darkness, his father has returned. The forces of Light have gathered in Everness House, which must stand, or all is lost."--Jacket
The golden transcendence, or, The last of the masquerade by John C Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Phoenix by John C Wright( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Federations : vast, epic, interstellar ( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of short stories that focus on the idea of vast intergalactic societies, from such authors as Orson Scott Card, John C. Wright, Robert Silverberg, Anne McCaffrey, and Lois McMaster Bujold
 
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Alternative Names
John C. Wright Amerikaans schrijver
John C. Wright amerikansk författare
John C. Wright amerikansk skribent
John C. Wright écrivain américain
John C. Wright scrittore statunitense
John C. Wright US-amerikanischer Autor
Wright, John
Wright John C. 1961-....
Wright, John C. Jr
Wright, John Charles 1961-
Райт, Джон Ч.
جان سی. رایت نویسنده آمریکایی
ジョン・C・ライト
ライト, ジョン・C
Languages
English (112)
Spanish (7)
Italian (6)
French (4)
Czech (4)
Portuguese (2)
Serbian (2)
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