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Gordon R. Dickson

Gordon R Dickson(1923-2001)
Gordon R. Dickson
was born in Canada and moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota when he was a teenager. He wrote mostly science fiction. He won three Hugo awards, a Nebula, and a British Fantasy Society award. Here’s an obituary for Mr Dickson.

The Childe Cycle

The Childe Cycle — (1960-2007) Dorsai! was also published as The Genetic General. Necromancer was also published as No Room for Man. Publisher: Throughout the Fourteen Worlds of humanity, no race is as feared and respected as the Dorsai. The ultimate warriors, they are known for their deadly rages, unbreakable honor, and fierce independence. No man rules the Dorsai, but their mastery of the art of war has made them the most valuable mercenaries in the known universe. Donal Graeme is Dorsai, taller and harder than any ordinary man. But he is different as well, with talents that maze even his fellow Dorsai. And once he ventures out into the stars, the future will never be the same…

Gordon R. Dickson The Childe Cycle 1. Dorsai! 2. Necromancer 3. Soldier, Ask Not 4. Tactics of Mistake 5. The Spirit of Dorsai 6. Lost Dorsai 7. The Final Encyclopedia 8. The Dorsai Companion 9.The Chantry Guild 10. Young Bleys 11. Other 12. AntagonistGordon R. Dickson The Childe Cycle 1. Dorsai! 2. Necromancer 3. Soldier, Ask Not 4. Tactics of Mistake 5. The Spirit of Dorsai 6. Lost Dorsai 7. The Final Encyclopedia 8. The Dorsai Companion 9.The Chantry Guild 10. Young Bleys 11. Other 12. AntagonistGordon R. Dickson The Childe Cycle 1. Dorsai! 2. Necromancer 3. Soldier, Ask Not 4. Tactics of Mistake 5. The Spirit of Dorsai 6. Lost Dorsai 7. The Final Encyclopedia 8. The Dorsai Companion 9.The Chantry Guild 10. Young Bleys 11. Other 12. AntagonistGordon R. Dickson The Childe Cycle 1. Dorsai! 2. Necromancer 3. Soldier, Ask Not 4. Tactics of Mistake 5. The Spirit of Dorsai 6. Lost Dorsai 7. The Final Encyclopedia 8. The Dorsai Companion 9.The Chantry Guild 10. Young Bleys 11. Other 12. AntagonistGordon R. Dickson The Childe Cycle 1. Dorsai! 2. Necromancer 3. Soldier, Ask Not 4. Tactics of Mistake 5. The Spirit of Dorsai 6. Lost Dorsai 7. The Final Encyclopedia 8. The Dorsai Companion 9.The Chantry Guild 10. Young Bleys 11. Other 12. AntagonistGordon R. Dickson The Childe Cycle 1. Dorsai! 2. Necromancer 3. Soldier, Ask Not 4. Tactics of Mistake 5. The Spirit of Dorsai 6. Lost Dorsai 7. The Final Encyclopedia 8. The Dorsai Companion 9.The Chantry Guild 10. Young Bleys 11. Other 12. AntagonistGordon R. Dickson The Childe Cycle 1. Dorsai! 2. Necromancer 3. Soldier, Ask Not 4. Tactics of Mistake 5. The Spirit of Dorsai 6. Lost Dorsai 7. The Final Encyclopedia 8. The Dorsai Companion 9.The Chantry Guild 10. Young Bleys 11. Other 12. AntagonistGordon R. Dickson The Childe Cycle 1. Dorsai! 2. Necromancer 3. Soldier, Ask Not 4. Tactics of Mistake 5. The Spirit of Dorsai 6. Lost Dorsai 7. The Final Encyclopedia 8. The Dorsai Companion 9.The Chantry Guild 10. Young Bleys 11. Other 12. AntagonistGordon R. Dickson The Childe Cycle 1. Dorsai! 2. Necromancer 3. Soldier, Ask Not 4. Tactics of Mistake 5. The Spirit of Dorsai 6. Lost Dorsai 7. The Final Encyclopedia 8. The Dorsai Companion 9.The Chantry Guild 10. Young Bleys 11. Other 12. AntagonistGordon R. Dickson The Childe Cycle 1. Dorsai! 2. Necromancer 3. Soldier, Ask Not 4. Tactics of Mistake 5. The Spirit of Dorsai 6. Lost Dorsai 7. The Final Encyclopedia 8. The Dorsai Companion 9.The Chantry Guild 10. Young Bleys 11. Other 12. AntagonistGordon R. Dickson The Childe Cycle 1. Dorsai! 2. Necromancer 3. Soldier, Ask Not 4. Tactics of Mistake 5. The Spirit of Dorsai 6. Lost Dorsai 7. The Final Encyclopedia 8. The Dorsai Companion 9.The Chantry Guild 10. Young Bleys 11. Other 12. AntagonistGordon R. Dickson The Childe Cycle 1. Dorsai! 2. Necromancer 3. Soldier, Ask Not 4. Tactics of Mistake 5. The Spirit of Dorsai 6. Lost Dorsai 7. The Final Encyclopedia 8. The Dorsai Companion 9.The Chantry Guild 10. Young Bleys 11. Other 12. Antagonist

Dorsai!: A badly dated affair

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Dorsai! by Gordon R. Dickson

Dickson's Childe Cycle future history series is one of SF's most venerable, and is considered to be the most influential body of work in the sub-genre of military SF, whose most enthusiastic practitioners today include such familiar names as David Drake, David Weber, Rick Shelley, John Steakley, Simon R. Green, S.M. Stirling, John Ringo and many more. Yet this antique first ... Read More

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