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Hal Clement (1922–2003)

Autor(a) de Mission of Gravity

93+ Works 5,814 Membros 84 Reviews 18 Favorited

About the Author

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(eng) Hal Clement was the pseudonym used by American science fiction writer Harry Clement Stubbs.

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Séries

Obras de Hal Clement

Mission of Gravity (1953) 1,433 cópias
Needle (1950) 467 cópias
Close to critical (1958) — Autor — 368 cópias
Cycle of Fire (1957) — Autor — 364 cópias
Star light (1971) 351 cópias
Iceworld (1953) 346 cópias
Through the Eye of a Needle (1978) 279 cópias
The Nitrogen Fix (1980) 264 cópias
Still River (1987) 235 cópias
Half Life (1999) 218 cópias
The Best of Hal Clement (1979) — Autor — 196 cópias
Ocean on Top (1976) — Autor — 172 cópias
Natives of space (1942) 140 cópias
Fossil (1993) 128 cópias
Space Lash (1969) 108 cópias
Noise (2003) 79 cópias
Intuit (1987) 21 cópias
Schwere Welten (1953) 21 cópias
Hot Planet [short fiction] (1963) 16 cópias
Strange Tomorrows (1972) 15 cópias
Uncommon Sense (1945) 11 cópias
Exchange Rate 10 cópias
Proof (1942) 10 cópias
Left of Africa (1976) 9 cópias
Halo (1952) 8 cópias
First Flights to the Moon (1970) 7 cópias
Sunspot [short story] (1960) 7 cópias
Impediment [novelette] (1942) 7 cópias
Technical Error [novelette] (1944) 7 cópias
The green world (2022) 6 cópias
Dust Rag 6 cópias
The Mechanic [novelette] (1966) 6 cópias
Raindrop [novelette] (1965) 6 cópias
Schwerkraft (2014) 5 cópias
Lecture Demonstration (1973) 5 cópias
Bulge (1968) 5 cópias
Stuck With It {short story} (1976) 4 cópias
Blot 4 cópias
Answer 4 cópias
Attitude [novella] (1943) 4 cópias
Longline (1976) 4 cópias
Unter der Doppelsonne (1957) 3 cópias
Under [novella] (2000) 3 cópias
Cerca del punto crítico (1974) 3 cópias
Cold Front [novelette] (1946) 3 cópias
Status Symbol (1987) 2 cópias
Planet For Plunder (2012) 2 cópias
Sortie 2 cópias
Planetfall (1957) 2 cópias
Critical Factor 2 cópias
Question de poids (1971) 2 cópias
Seasoning 2 cópias
The Logical Life (1974) 2 cópias
Avenue Of Escape (1942) 2 cópias
Mundo aquático 1 exemplar(es)
The Lunar Lichen 1 exemplar(es)
Il cerchio di fuoco 1 exemplar(es)
Epilogue: Lessons 1 exemplar(es)
Arena 1 exemplar(es)
Whirligig World 1 exemplar(es)
Nati dall'abisso (2022) 1 exemplar(es)
Star Light part 3 1 exemplar(es)
Star Light 2 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Foundation's Friends: Stories in Honor of Isaac Asimov (1989) — Contribuinte — 540 cópias
The Science Fiction Century (1997) — Contribuinte — 530 cópias
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF (1994) — Contribuinte — 392 cópias
The Hard SF Renaissance (2003) — Contribuinte — 345 cópias
Where Do We Go from Here? (1971) — Contribuinte, algumas edições315 cópias
Medea: Harlan's World (1985) — Contribuinte — 287 cópias
The Road to Science Fiction #3: From Heinlein to Here (1979) — Contribuinte — 243 cópias
Astounding: John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology (1973) — Contribuinte — 237 cópias
Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy (1991) — Contribuinte — 224 cópias
9th Annual Edition: The Year's Best S-F (1964) — Contribuinte — 163 cópias
Spectrum 4 (1965) — Contribuinte — 112 cópias
Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 (1953) — Contribuinte — 103 cópias
First Contacts: The Essential Murray Leinster (1998) — Prefácio — 96 cópias
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy (2000) — Contribuinte — 91 cópias
Science Fiction Today and Tomorrow: A Discursive Symposium (1974) — Contribuinte — 91 cópias
Phases in Chaos (1991) — Contribuinte — 86 cópias
The Second IF Reader of Science Fiction (1957) — Contribuinte — 85 cópias
Unnatural Diplomacy (1992) — Contribuinte — 83 cópias
Stellar #1: Science-Fiction Stories (1974) — Contribuinte — 81 cópias
Men Against the Stars (1950) — Contribuinte, algumas edições79 cópias
Nebula Awards Showcase 2000 (2000) — Contribuinte — 78 cópias
Decade: The 1940s (1975) — Contribuinte — 77 cópias
Citizens (2011) — Contribuinte — 74 cópias
Orion's Sword (1980) — Contribuinte — 70 cópias
Wondrous Beginnings (2003) — Contribuinte — 69 cópias
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume V (1989) — Contribuinte — 62 cópias
Stellar #2: Science-Fiction Stories (1976) — Contribuinte — 57 cópias
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons (2000) — Contribuinte — 54 cópias
SF: Authors' Choice 2 (1970) — Contribuinte — 42 cópias
Absolute Magnitude (1997) — Contribuinte — 36 cópias
First Voyages (1981) — Contribuinte — 30 cópias
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction (2011) — Contribuinte — 30 cópias
The Old Masters (1970) — Contribuinte — 26 cópias
Analog Anthology #10: Analog's Expanding Universe (1986) — Contribuinte — 25 cópias
Analog Anthology #8: Writers' Choice Volume II (1984) — Contribuinte — 25 cópias
Exploring the Horizons (2000) — Contribuinte — 20 cópias
Astounding Science Fiction 1951 12 (1951) — Contribuinte — 13 cópias
Galaxy Science Fiction 1963 August, Vol. 21, No. 6 (1963) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
Astounding Science Fiction 1953 04 (1953) — Contribuinte — 10 cópias
Astounding Science Fiction 1958 05 (1958) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias
Welten der Zukunft 7 (1985) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias
Worlds of If Science Fiction 90, May 1965 (Vol. 15, No. 5) (1965) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Galileo Magazine of Science & Fiction September 1979 (1979) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Astounding Science Fiction 1951 10 (1951) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Galileo Magazine of Science & Fiction July 1979 (1979) — Contribuinte — 7 cópias
Galileo Magazine of Science & Fiction November 1979 (1979) — Contribuinte — 6 cópias
ULLSTEIN 2000 SF STORIES 74 (1981) — Contribuinte — 6 cópias
Satellite Science Fiction February 1957 (1957) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias

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Perhaps it was partially personal circumstances, but this book didn't draw me in quite as much as I had hoped. Dar and Kruger are friends, and I had hoped for that to be more strongly present, more emotionally present. It was clearly there, but it seemed to take second place to the discovery of the workings of the planet and the native people. The dilemma surrounding Dar is readily resolved and does not involve Kruger's friendship, which seemed a bit too easy for me.
 
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zjakkelien | outras 8 resenhas | Jan 2, 2024 |
It's a shame when the aliens are more understandable than the humans.

Written in the 50's, I guess it's proof the past is more alien than we realize.

I might be overselling it, but it is dated. The only non male characters are bit parts, who are "just as smart" as the rest, but never actually participate in the plot, really... The rest of the family is very typical Heinlein-ish capable man, jack of all trades, master of the household stuff. I suspect I would have really enjoyed this as a teen several decades ago.

I wish I knew more chemistry, I suspect that's the best part of the novel.

The opening chapter has a sting in the tail I won't ruin, but I'm not sure it gets a whole lot better than that.

Interesting concept, and science, but just not enough there to make we want to pick it up again now that I finished it once.
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furicle | outras 8 resenhas | Aug 5, 2023 |
An odd little novel, with a wonderful backdrop and a foreground best viewed a little out of focus.

It's Hal Clement, the science is awesome, and the big picture completely captivating. Unfortunately most of the characters just didn't make me care.

The best character is a precocious little girl, but she's pretty much window dressing.

The rest of them are so much just one thing.

It's kinda like Asimov's psycho history, it works wonderfully with societies, and fails looking at a single small group of people.
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furicle | 1 outra resenha | Aug 5, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
93
Also by
54
Membros
5,814
Popularidade
#4,237
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Resenhas
84
ISBNs
133
Idiomas
10
Favorito
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