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Leinster, Murray 1896-1975

Overview
Works: 255 works in 631 publications in 7 languages and 6,234 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Short stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Creator, Adapter, Author of screenplay, Contributor
Classifications: PS3519.E648, 813.52
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Publications about Murray Leinster
Publications by Murray Leinster
Publications by Murray Leinster, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Murray Leinster
The forgotten planet by Murray Leinster( Book )
15 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Murray Leinster was a prolific and outstanding writer of Science fiction. He was born William Fitzgerald Jenkins on June 16, 1896 in Norfolk, Virginia and finished his formal education at the age of 13. With the loss of his father's job and subsequent downturn in the family's fortunes, Leinster would not be able to pursue the career in chemistry that he had longed for. But he would go on to another significant achievement publishing more than 1,500 short stories, novellas, and novels in his lifetime. As well as science fiction, Leinster wrote love stories, murder mysteries, adventure stories, westerns, fantasy, television and film scripts, and mainstream fiction. Leinster wrote variously over the years as Will F. Jenkins (mostly for mainstream magazines such as Colliers or The Saturday Evening Post), Murray Leinster (mostly for sci-fi), William F. Jenkins, William Fitzgerald, and even as Louisa Carter Lee for romance novels and potboilers. Leinster was definitely a
Worlds of wonder : sixteen tales of science fiction by Harry Harrison( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Great stories of science fiction by Murray Leinster( Book )
7 editions published between 1951 and 1954 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
First contacts : the essential Murray Leinster by Murray Leinster( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The last space ship by Murray Leinster( Book )
13 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and French and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Space platform by Murray Leinster( Book )
24 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Long before extended space travel became a reality, prolific science fiction author Murray Leinster created a richly detailed scenario in which a project that bears a striking resemblance to the International Space Station is being planned and executed. However, several nefarious factions want the planned expedition to fail. Can unlikely hero Joe Kenmore salvage the project?
Operation outer space by Murray Leinster( Book )
17 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 126 libraries worldwide
The first interstellar flight is financed by making it into a television show
Space tug by Murray Leinster( Book )
19 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Astronauts constructing the first space platform discover that the enemies who had ruthlessly tried to destroy the space station before it ever left Earth are still at work in the cold darkness of space
The best of Murray Leinster by Murray Leinster( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in English and German and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Bevat 10 SF-verhalen, geschreven en gepubliceerd tussen 1945 en 1956
Time tunnel by Murray Leinster( Book )
5 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Four from planet 5 by Murray Leinster( Book )
11 editions published between 1959 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Aliens : 3 novellas by Murray Leinster( Book )
14 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-noveller
City on the moon by Murray Leinster( Book )
12 editions published between 1905 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Life on the moon under anything less than optimal conditions had always been a nightmare, and as Joe Kenmore and his colleague, Moreau, drove back to the City On The Moon on that day the Earth shuttle was due to land, the nearby mountain supporting critical elements of the shuttle's landing mechanisms crumbled causing an avalanche and resulting in chaos. Optimal conditions were no where in sight that day and as Kenmore and Moreau's investigations lead to their conclusion that explosions had been responsible for the avalanche. Now they realized that they were in a race against the clock to rest
This world is taboo by Murray Leinster( Book )
10 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Land on Dara? One might as well commit suicide! Untouchable, like the Darans -- that's what they'd call Calhoun if he broke the quarantine. And they'd wipe him out on sight. But Dara needed him, and that was the kind of challenge this Interstellar Med Serviceman would never dodge
Operation terror by Murray Leinster( Book )
11 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 49 libraries worldwide
When extraterrestrial monsters, abetted by human traitors, begin their conquest of Earth, the beseiged population races to develop a portable device that can deflect the alien terror beams
Creatures of the abyss by Murray Leinster( Book )
10 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
In this gripping action-adventure novel, Murray Leinster turns away from the interplanetary settings that typically form the backdrop of his fiction and instead delves into one of the most mysterious places on Earth: the darkest depths of the sea. Expert radar operator Terry Holt is summoned to an unusual top-secret assignment off the coast of the Philippines. What could be responsible for the strange clues that have been surfacing there?
Talents, incorporated by Murray Leinster( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
One of the sole survivors of a raid that wiped out virtually his entire planet, Captain Bors is adrift -- literally and figuratively. His encounter with a group of misfits with an unusual assemblage of talents, skills, and superpowers sets his life on a course he never could have imagined. This entertaining and engaging book is sure to please fans of golden-era SF
Attention Saint Patrick by Murray Leinster( file )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
In "Attention Saint Patrick," American science fiction writer Murray Leinster cleverly transposes aspects of Irish myth and legend into an intergalactic setting. The inhabitants of a planet known as Eire are battling an infestation of strange creatures known as dinies with an insatiable appetite for infrastructure. Will the far-fetched solution posed by an earthling name Moira solve the problem?
A Matter of Importance by Murray Leinster( file )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
In a distant future, humans have overtaken much of the universe and have banished their enemies to the far corners of their territory. A planet long thought to be uninhabited is suspected of being a hub for rebel activities. Will the small police force be able to circumvent a potentially disastrous conflict?
The Runaway Skyscraper by Murray Leinster( file )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Take an unexpected trip into the past in this gem of golden-era science fiction from Murray Leinster. On what appears to be an ordinary workday, Arthur Chamberlain, a successful engineer based in Manhattan, notices that the sun appears to be traveling backwards in the sky. Chamberlain is the only person who is able to discern the truth of the situation. Can he devise a solution to reverse it in time to save himself and thousands of his coworkers?
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Jenkins, Will, 1896-1975

Fitzgerald Jenkins William 1896-1975
Jenkins, Will
Jenkins, Will 1896-1975
Jenkins, Will F.
Jenkins, William F. 1896-1975
Jenkins, William Fitzgerald.
Jenkins William Fitzgerald 1896-1975
Leinster, Morray.
Leinster, Murray.
Leinster, Murray 1896-1975
Murray Leinster Amerikaans auteur
Murray Leinster auteur de romans et de nouvelles de science-fiction
Murray Leinster autore di fantascienza statunitense
Murray Leinster US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Autor
Дженкинс У.Ф. 1896-1975
Маррі Ленстер
Мюррей Лейнстер
מארי לנסטר
مورای لینستر فیلمنامه‌نویس، مخترع، و نویسنده آمریکایی
เมอเรย์ ไลน์สเตอร์
머레이 라인스터
マレイ・ラインスター
ラインスター, M
ラインスター, マレイ
默里·伦斯特
Languages
English (184)
Spanish (7)
German (6)
Dutch (4)
French (2)
Japanese (2)
Danish (1)
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