Synopses & Reviews
More than just a collection of some of Poul Anderson's most acclaimed works, Going for Infinity is both a celebration and a memoir of Anderson's distinguished sixty-year career in science fiction and fantasy. Alongside several Hugo and Nebula Award-winning stories, Anderson also shares autobiographical musings and fond memories as he looks back at a lifetime spent crafting many of science fiction's most memorable adventures. From the moons of Saturn to the shores of an enchanted isle, the astounding breadth of Poul Anderson's imagination is on ample display throughout this once-in-a-lifetime collection, along with a personal glimpse into the man himself.
"A master!"-Robert Jordan
"Anderson has produced more milestones in contemporary science fiction and fantasy than any one man is entitled to, but he writes with such integrity and imagination that it's impossible to begrudge him either the esteem of his readers or the admiration of his peers."-Stephen R. Donaldson
"One of science fiction's authentic geniuses."-Chicago Sun-Times
"Poul Anderson immerses you in the future. . . . Poul puts you into a whole new world."
"One of science fiction's most revered writers."
"One of science fiction's masters."
About the Author
The bestselling author of such classic novels as Brain Wave
and The Boat of a Million Years
, Poul Anderson
won just about every award the science fiction and fantasy field has to offer. He has won multiple Hugos and Nebulas, the John W. Campbell Award, The Locus Poll Award, the Skylark Award, and the SFWA Grandmaster Award for Lifetime Achievement. His recent books include Harvest of Stars, The Stars are also On Fire, Operation Chaos, Operation Luna, Genesis, Mother of Kings,
and Going for Infinity
, a collection and retrospective of his life's work. Poul Anderson lived in Orinda, California where he passed away in 2001.
Table of Contents
The Saturn Game
Death and the Knight
The Horn of Time the Hunter
The Master Key
The Problem of Pain
Three Hearts and Three Lions
A Midsummer Tempest
The Shrine for Lost Children
The Queen of Air and Darkness