Colin Kapp

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Colin Kapp (3 April 1928 – 3 August 2007) was a British science fiction author.

A contemporary of Brian Aldiss and James White, Kapp is best known for his stories about the Unorthodox Engineers.

Works[edit]

Cageworld series[edit]

  1. Search for the sun! (1982) (also published as Cageworld)
  2. The Lost worlds of Cronus (1982)
  3. The Tyrant of Hades (1984)
  4. Star Search (1984)

Chaos series[edit]

Standalone novels[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Unorthodox Engineers[edit]

  • "The Railways Up on Cannis" (1959)
  • "The Subways of Tazoo" (1964)
  • "The Pen and the Dark" (1966)
  • "Getaway from Getawehi" (1969)
  • "The Black Hole of Negrav" (1975)

Collected in The Unorthodox Engineers (1979)

Other stories[edit]

  • "Breaking Point" (1959)
  • "Survival Problem" (1959)
  • "Lambda I" (1962)
  • "The Night-Flame" (1964)
  • "Hunger Over Sweet Waters" (1965)
  • "Ambassador to Verdammt" (1967)
  • "The Imagination Trap" (1967)
  • "The Cloudbuilders" (1968)
  • "I Bring You Hands" (1968)
  • "Gottlos" (1969), notable for having (along with Keith Laumer's Bolo series) inspired Steve Jackson's classic game of 21st century tank warfare Ogre.[1]
  • "The Teacher" (1969)
  • "Letter from an Unknown Genius" (1971)
  • "What the Thunder Said" (1972)
  • "Which Way Do I Go For Jericho?" (1972)
  • "The Old King's Answers" (1973)
  • "Crimescan" (1973)
  • "What The Thunder Said" (1973)
  • "Mephisto and the Ion Explorer" (1974)
  • "War of the Wastelife" (1974)
  • "Cassius and the Mind-Jaunt" (1975)
  • "Something in the City" (1984)
  • "An Alternative to Salt" (1986)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ogre FAQ, Steve Jackson

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