WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Robert Charles 1953-

Works: 65 works in 465 publications in 11 languages and 12,726 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Novels  Political fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Time-travel fiction  Dystopias  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9199.3.W4987, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Charles Wilson
Spin by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tyler Dupree and his friends Jason and Diane Lawton witness what comes to be known as the Big Blackout, which occurs when an alien race generates a false barrier between Earth and the rest of the universe
Darwinia by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

41 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1920s expedition to explore former Europe, which disappeared a few years earlier, replaced by primitive jungle, dangerous inhabitants and exotic animals. The hero is a photographer
Axis by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We are taken to the mysterious planet Equatoria, a world apparently engineered for humanity by the inscrutable machine intelligences known as the Hypotheticals. Turk Findley, a man with a criminal past, runs an aeronautical charter service on the newly settled planet. Lise Adams, who hires Turk, is a would-be journalist searching for her vanished father, a scientist obsessed with the Hypotheticals and their illegal life extension technology. Meanwhile, young Isaac, genetically manipulated by rogue scientists so that he may become a conduit between humanity and the AIs, is coming of age, and something enormous and unknown is assembling itself far underground
Gypsies by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen must reawaken dormant memories and feelings because the Grey Man has returned for her son and she must try to save her family
Julian Comstock : a story of 22nd-century America by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the United States struggles back to prosperity in the 22nd century, the dashing Captain Commongold faces treachery and intrigue while being at fatal odds with the hierarchy of the Dominion for his beliefs in the doctrines of the Secular Ancients
Blind Lake by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working with an unfamiliar technology at a federal research installation, Marguerite, alongside the man she recently divorced, studies a distant alien race and deals with a military cordon that has cut off all communication
Burning paradise by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cassie Klyne, nineteen years old, lives in the United States in the year 2015--but it's not our United States, and it's not our 2015. Cassie's world has been at peace since the Great Armistice of 1918. There was no World War II, no Great Depression. Poverty is declining, prosperity is increasing everywhere; social instability is rare. But Cassie knows the world isn't what it seems. Her parents were part of a group who gradually discovered the awful truth: that for decades--back to the dawn of radio communications--human progress has been interfered with, made more peaceful and benign, by an extraterrestrial entity. That by interfering with our communications, this entity has tweaked history in massive and subtle ways. That humanity is, for purposes unknown, being farmed. Cassie's parents were killed for this knowledge, along with most of the other members of their group. Since then, the survivors have scattered and gone into hiding. Cassie and her younger brother Thomas now live with her aunt Nerissa, who shares these dangerous secrets. Others live nearby. For eight years they have attempted to lead unexceptional lives in order to escape detection. The tactic has worked. Until now. Because the killers are back. And they're not human"--
The Chronoliths by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American beach bum Scott Warden witness the arrival of the first chronolith in the forests of Thailand. The chronoliths are a series of enourmous stone pillars commemorating the victories of the warlord Kuin that arrive, seemingly from the near future, over the course of several years
The affinities by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and French and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After becoming a part of the Tau, one of twenty-two large global network Affinities in the near future, young Adam Fisk thinks his life has improved for the better until the different Affinities begin to go to war with one another -- in a conflict that will change Adam's world forever
Last year by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and French and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two events made September 1st a memorable day for Jesse Cullum. First, he lost a pair of Oakley sunglasses. Second, he saved the life of President Ulysses S. Grant. It's the near future, and the technology exists to open doorways into the past--but not our past, not exactly. Each "past" is effectively an alternate world, identical to ours but only up to the date on which we access it. And a given "past" can only be reached once. After a passageway is open, it's the only road to that particular past; once closed, it can't be reopened. A passageway has been opened to a version of late 19th-century Ohio. It's been in operation for most of a decade, but it's no secret, on either side of time. A small city has grown up around it to entertain visitors from our time, and many locals earn a good living catering to them. But like all such operations, it has a shelf life; as the "natives" become more sophisticated, their version of the "past" grows less attractive as a destination. Jesse Cullum is a native. And he knows the passageway will be closing soon. He's fallen in love with a woman from our time, and he means to follow her back--no matter whose secrets he has to expose in order to do it"--
Vortex by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turk and his young friend Isaac Dvali are taken up by a community of fanatics who use them to enable a passage to the dying Earth, where they believe a prophecy of human/Hypothetical contact will be fulfilled
Mysterium by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A town in Michigan is transported into a new world. Instead of democracy and the pursuit of happiness the citizens find a repressive theocracy
The harvest by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and French and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Travelers, aliens orbiting the Earth, have offered humanity the chance to live forever, but is it such a good deal?
The divide by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and French and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bridge of years by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tom Winter thought the secluded cottage in the Pacific Northwest would be the perfect refuge--a place to nurse the wounds of lost love and happiness. But Tom soon discovers that his safe haven is the portal of a tunnel through time. At one end is the present. At the other end--New York City, 1963. His journey back to the early 1960s seems to offer him the chance to start over in a simpler, safer world. But he finds that the tunnel holds a danger far greater than anything he left behind: a human killing machine escaped from a bleak and brutal future, who will do anything to protect the secret passage that he thought was his alone. To preserve his worlds, past and present, Tom Winter must face the terrors of an unknown world to come."-
Bios by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoe Fisher was born to explore the planet of Isis--literally. Cloned and genetically engineered, she little suspects that there are secrets implanted within her--and the planet itself has secrets that will change humankind's understanding of life in the universe
Magic time : ghostlands by Marc Scott Zicree( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When technology is replaced by magic throughout the world, former lawyer Cal Griffin heads a small band of outcasts in a quest to fight the evil source of the new era's chaos, a journey that is compromised by rivals for the power source
The Perseids and other stories by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his first story collection, Robert Charles Wilson, weaves a tapestry of tales set in and around the city of Toronto -- a haunted, numinous Toronto of past, present, and future, buzzing with strangeness."--Cover
A hidden place by Robert Charles Wilson( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and French and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travis, living with his aunt and uncle during the Depression, agrees to help Anna, a mysterious being in the attic, escape the house to undergo a transformation, and is forever changed by the events that follow
Magic time by Marc Scott Zicree( )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third and final volume to the post-apocalyptic epic the Time magic trilogy. Cal Griffin and his group go on a mission to seaches for his abducted sister, and defeat the mysterious Source, a secret government project that inexplicably stopped all technology and for all practical purposes destroyed modern civilization
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DarwiniaAxisJulian Comstock : a story of 22nd-century AmericaBlind LakeThe ChronolithsVortexMysteriumThe harvest
Alternative Names
Robert C. Wilson

Robert Charles Wilson auteur de nouvelles et de romans de science-fiction

Robert Charles Wilson autore di fantascienza canadese

Robert Charles Wilson Canadees auteur

Robert Charles Wilson escriptor canadenc de ciència ficció

Robert Charles Wilson escritor de ciencia ficción

Robert Charles Wilson kanadischer Science-Fiction-Schriftsteller

Wilson, Bob Chuck 1953-

Wilson, Robert

Wilson, Robert C.

Wilson, Robert C. Jr

Wilson, Robert Charles

Wilson, Robert Charles 1951-

Роберт Чарльз Вілсон

Робърт Чарлс Уилсън

Уилсон Роберт Чарлз

Уилсон, Роберт Чарльз

ווילסאן, רוברט צ'רלס, 1953-

רוברט צ'ארלס וילסון

روبرت ويلسون

로버트 찰스 윌슨

ウィルスン, ロバート・チャールズ



English (210)

French (61)

German (25)

Spanish (17)

Japanese (15)

Chinese (10)

Italian (4)

Hungarian (1)

Polish (1)

Hebrew (1)

Czech (1)