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Harry Harrison 1925—2012

Harry Harrison

Harry Harrison is an American science fiction author best known for his character the Stainless Steel Rat and the novel Make Room! the basis for the film Soylent Green. Harrison is a writer of fairly liberal world view with his works often hinging around the contrast between the thinking man and the man of force, although the “Thinking Man” often needs ultimately to employ force himself. (source: Wikipedia)

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Arm of the Law (1958)

In the mood for a thought-provoking read from the golden age of science fiction? Dip into Arm of the Law from mid-century SF virtuoso Harry Harrison. In... read more »


Deathworld (1960)

Deathworld centres on Jason dinAlt, a professional gambler who uses his somewhat erratic psionic abilities to tip the odds in his favour. He is... read more »


Deathworld 2 (1963)

Jason is kidnapped by a self-righteous enemy out to bring him to justice for his various crimes. He forces a crash-landing on a planet where the human... read more »


Navy Day (1954)

The Army had a new theme song: 'Anything you can do, we can do better!' And they meant anything, including up-to-date hornpipes! read more »


Planet of the Damned (1962)

Brion Brandd is the superhuman champion of the Twenties, a competition of 20 tasks, both physical and cerebral. He also works for the Cultural... read more »


The K-Factor (1960)

Speed never hurt anybody--it's the sudden stop at the end. It's not how much change that signals danger, but how fast it's changing... read more »


The Misplaced Battleship (1960)

This is a wonderful story about 'Slippery' Jim DiGriz, later to be known as The Stainless Steel Rat. We first see DiGriz and his two companions in this... read more »


The Repairman (1958)

Take an intergalactic journey with science fiction luminary Harry Harrison. In The Repairman, Harrison recounts the travails of a lone skilled laborer... read more »


The Velvet Glove (1956)

This classic short story from sci-fi luminary Harry Harrison offers a sympathetic glimpse into the inner lives of robots. In the future, society has... read more »


Toy Shop (1962)

Harrison's great science fiction short, The Toy Shop. The gadget was strictly, beyond any question, a toy. Not a real, workable device. Except for the... read more »