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by Clifford D Simak
Author: Clifford D Simak
Publisher: Putnam's ; distributed by Berkley Pub. Corp; First Edition edition (1977)
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Clifford Donald Simak (/ˈsɪmək/; August 3, 1904 – April 25, 1988) was an American science fiction writer. He won three Hugo Awards and one Nebula Award.
Clifford Donald Simak (/ˈsɪmək/; August 3, 1904 – April 25, 1988) was an American science fiction writer. The Science Fiction Writers of America made him its third SFWA Grand Master, and the Horror Writers Association made him one of three inaugural winners of the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement. Simak was born in Millville, Wisconsin in 1904, son of John Lewis and Margaret (Wiseman) Simak
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Nine tales of imagination and wonder from one of the formative voices of science fiction and fantasy, the author of Way Station and City. Named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America, Clifford D. Simak was a preeminent voice during the decades that established sci-fi as a genre to be reckoned with. Held in the same esteem as fellow luminaries Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, and Ray Bradbury, his novels continue to enthrall today’s readers.
Clifford D. Simak had a sublime ability to evoke a lost way of life Yet no science fiction author was more highly regarded than Grand Master Clifford D. Simak, winner of numerous honors, including the Hugo and Nebula Awards and a Bram Stoker. Simak had a sublime ability to evoke a lost way of life. He spent his youth in rural Wisconsin, a landscape filled with mysterious hollows, cliffs, dark forests, and the Wisconsin River flowing in its deep-cut valley. As Simak wandered the countryside and the ridges, he peopled them with imaginary characters who later came to life in his stories. Yet no science fiction author was more highly regarded than Grand Master Clifford D. Simak, winner of numerous honors, including the Hugo and Nebula Awards and a Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement. Simak: Grand Master Indeed! by David W. Wixon. It’s not known exactly when Cliff Simak began writing science fiction. Music that had the whisper of rockets and the quietness of the void and the somber arches of eternal night. Clifford D. Simak in The Call from Beyond. In 1953 Cliff was awarded the International Fantasy Award for his book City, which was not actually a novel but a compilation of a series of related stories, with interstitial connecting materials.
Simak's short stories and longer novellas range from the contemplative and thoughtfully idyllic to pure terror, although the .
Simak's short stories and longer novellas range from the contemplative and thoughtfully idyllic to pure terror, although the punch line is often characteristically understated, as in Good Night Mr. James and Skirmish. There is also a group of humorous stories, of which "The Big Front Yard" is the most successful. Skirmish: The Great Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak (1977) Contains Huddling Place, Desertion, Skirmish, Good Night, Mr. James, The Sitters, The Big Front Yard, All the Traps of Earth, The Thing in the Stone, The Autumn Land, and The Ghost of a Model T.
Simak never gussies up modest insights into strident preaching and brash machine-gun-fire narratives. Some of his best ""City"" stories are missing, but there is something uncommonly honest about the cumulative effect of the collection.