History Creator / JohnVarley

2nd Jun '17 2:25:17 AM PaulA
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* The ''Thunder and Lightning'' series. The first book was essentially a re-envisioning of Heinlein's ''Rocketship Gallileo'' for the 21st Century, the later books pursue what happens to subsequent generations but it's still in many ways on big homage to Heinlein. One character is even named Podkayne.

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* The ''Thunder and Lightning'' series. The first book was essentially a re-envisioning of Heinlein's ''Rocketship Gallileo'' Creator/RobertAHeinlein's ''Literature/RocketshipGallileo'' for the 21st Century, the later books pursue what happens to subsequent generations but it's still in many ways on big homage to Heinlein. One character is even named Podkayne.[[Literature/PodkayneOfMars Podkayne]].
17th Apr '17 10:02:43 AM tricksterson
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* The ''Thunder and Lightning'' series, essentially a re-envisioning of Heinlein's ''Rocketship Gallileo'' for the 21st Century:

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* The ''Thunder and Lightning'' series, series. The first book was essentially a re-envisioning of Heinlein's ''Rocketship Gallileo'' for the 21st Century:Century, the later books pursue what happens to subsequent generations but it's still in many ways on big homage to Heinlein. One character is even named Podkayne.
16th Apr '17 4:08:48 PM tricksterson
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* The Red Thunder Trilogy, essentially a re-envisioning of Heinlein's ''Rocketship Gallileo'' for the 21st Century:

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* The Red Thunder Trilogy, ''Thunder and Lightning'' series, essentially a re-envisioning of Heinlein's ''Rocketship Gallileo'' for the 21st Century:
16th Apr '17 3:40:10 PM tricksterson
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** ''Dark Lightning'' (forthcoming)

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** ''Dark Lightning'' (forthcoming)
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21st Oct '15 11:05:44 AM Morgenthaler
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Some of his works, such as ''Literature/{{Millennium}}'' and ''OverdrawnAtTheMemoryBank'', have been adapted for the screen. However, he's best known for his Hugo and Nebula award winning short story ''The Persistence of Vision'' (from the collection of the same name), The ''Literature/GaeaTrilogy'', which takes place inside a moon-sized rotating [[spoiler:insane]] alien, and and for short stories and novels set in the ''Eight Worlds'' 'verse, a Heinleinian-style future history in which humanity spreads across the solar system after being forcibly ejected from earth by hostile aliens.

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Some of his works, such as ''Literature/{{Millennium}}'' and ''OverdrawnAtTheMemoryBank'', ''Film/OverdrawnAtTheMemoryBank'', have been adapted for the screen. However, he's best known for his Hugo and Nebula award winning short story ''The Persistence of Vision'' (from the collection of the same name), The ''Literature/GaeaTrilogy'', which takes place inside a moon-sized rotating [[spoiler:insane]] alien, and and for short stories and novels set in the ''Eight Worlds'' 'verse, a Heinleinian-style future history in which humanity spreads across the solar system after being forcibly ejected from earth by hostile aliens.
24th Jun '14 12:30:43 AM StClair
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* ''Slow Apoclypse'' (2012)

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* ''Slow Apoclypse'' Apocalypse'' (2012)
21st Jun '13 3:03:56 PM Prometheansky
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** ''Red Thunder''
** ''Red Lightning''
** ''Rolling Thunder''

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** ''Red Thunder''
Thunder'' (2003)
** ''Red Lightning''
Lightning'' (2006)
** ''Rolling Thunder''Thunder'' (2008)
** ''Dark Lightning'' (forthcoming)

* ''Mammoth'' (2005)

* ''Slow Apoclypse'' (2012)
13th Dec '12 3:44:54 PM Xtifr
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Some of his works, such as ''Literature/{{Millennium}}'' and ''OverdrawnAtTheMemoryBank'', have been adapted for the screen. However, he's best known for his Hugo and Nebula award winning short story ''The Persistence of Vision'' (from the collection of the same name), The GaeaTrilogy, which takes place inside a moon-sized rotating [[spoiler:insane]] alien, and and for short stories and novels set in the ''Eight Worlds'' 'verse, a Heinleinian-style future history in which humanity spreads across the solar system after being forcibly ejected from earth by hostile aliens.

* The GaeaTrilogy includes:

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Some of his works, such as ''Literature/{{Millennium}}'' and ''OverdrawnAtTheMemoryBank'', have been adapted for the screen. However, he's best known for his Hugo and Nebula award winning short story ''The Persistence of Vision'' (from the collection of the same name), The GaeaTrilogy, ''Literature/GaeaTrilogy'', which takes place inside a moon-sized rotating [[spoiler:insane]] alien, and and for short stories and novels set in the ''Eight Worlds'' 'verse, a Heinleinian-style future history in which humanity spreads across the solar system after being forcibly ejected from earth by hostile aliens.

* The GaeaTrilogy ''Literature/GaeaTrilogy'' includes:
8th Jul '12 1:16:19 AM Xtifr
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* The ''Eight Worlds'' setting includes:

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* The ''Eight Worlds'' ''Literature/EightWorlds'' setting includes:
6th Jul '12 12:03:46 AM Xtifr
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John Varley (1947- ) American ScienceFiction writer.

Some of his works, such as ''Literature/{{Millennium}}'' and ''OverdrawnAtTheMemoryBank'', have been adapted for the screen. However, he's best known for his Hugo and Nebula award winning short story ''The Persistence of Vision'' (from the collection of the same name), The GaeaTrilogy, which takes place inside a moon-sized rotating [[spoiler:insane]] alien, and and for short stories and novels set in the ''Eight Worlds'' 'verse, a Heinleinian-style future history in which humanity spreads across the solar system after being forcibly ejected from earth by hostile aliens.

* The GaeaTrilogy includes:
** ''Titan'' (1979)
** ''Wizard'' (1980)
** ''Demon'' (1984)

* The ''Eight Worlds'' setting includes:
** ''The Barbie Murders'' (1980) a short story collection (republished as ''Picnic on Nearside'' in 1984)
** ''Blue Champagne'' (stories)
** ''The Opiuchi Hotline'' (1977)
** ''Steel Beach'' (1992)
** ''The Golden Globe'' (1998)

* The Red Thunder Trilogy, essentially a re-envisioning of Heinlein's ''Rocketship Gallileo'' for the 21st Century:
** ''Red Thunder''
** ''Red Lightning''
** ''Rolling Thunder''
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