books by William Olaf Stapledon

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Star Maker (SF Masterworks)
Olaf Stapledon, William Olaf Stapledon

Gollancz, 1999

One moment a man sits on a suburban hill, gazing curiously at the stars. The next, he is whirling through the firmament, and perhaps the most remarkable of all science fiction journeys has begun. Even Stapledon's other great work, LAST AND FIRST MEN, pales in ambition next to STAR MAKER, which presents nothing less than an entire imagined history of life in the universe, encompassing billions of years.


Waking World.
William Olaf. Stapledon

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1934


The Seed and the Flower, 2012

" God sowed a seed, and there came a flower. Holy is God, and the world His flower. THERE was a poor man who had a field, wherein he laboured all day. He had a daughter, an only child, and he loved her. At sunset, after his work, he looked at the field; and twilight fell upon him looking, and the stars came out. God's flower hung over him open, and he knew it not. But he called his daughter from the house, and laid his hand on her head. ...


Last and First Men
Stapledon, William Olaf

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Last and First Men: A Story of the Near and Far Future is a science fiction novel written in 1930 by the British author Olaf Stapledon. A work of unprecedented scale in the genre, it describes the history of humanity from the present onwards across two billion years and eighteen distinct human species, of which our own is the first and most primitive. Stapledon's conception of history is based on the Hegelian Dialectic, following a repetitive ...


Last and First Men
William Olaf Stapledon

Gregg Pr, 1976

"No book before or since has ever had such an impact upon my imagination," declared Arthur C. Clarke of Last and First Men. This masterpiece of science fiction by British philosopher and writer Olaf Stapledon (1886–1950) is an imaginative, ambitious history of humanity's future that spans billions of years. Together with its follow-up, Star Maker, it is regarded as the standard by which all earlier and later future histories are measured. ...


William Olaf. Stapledon

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1935

London published Fiction


Odd John and Sirius
William Olaf Stapledon

Peter Smith Pub, 1940

Two of the finest future histories ever written, each concerning a central question: If and when a superior being is introduced into a culture, how will either survive? Odd John is the definitive fictionalization of the mutated superman who has to decide what to do with his gifts, while  Sirius concerns a dog with superhuman mentality.




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Choosing to SEE: A Journey of Struggle and Hope
Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons (Ologies)
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When God Whispers Your Name

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