Pat Cadigan

Pat Cadigan

Pat Cadigan (born 1953) is an American-born science fiction author, who emigrated to England in 1996. Her work is described as part of the cyberpunk movement. Her novels and stories all share a common theme, exploring the relationship between the human mind and technology.

Pat Cadigan's first novel, Mindplayers (1987), introduces what becomes the common theme to all her works. Her stories blur the line between reality and perception by making the human mind a real and explorable place. Her second novel, Synners (1991), expands upon the same theme, and both feature a future where direct access to the mind via technology is possible. While her stories include many of the gritty, unvarnished characteristics of the cyberpunk genre, she further specializes in this exploration of the speculative relationship between technology and the perceptions of the human mind.

Pat Cadigan has won a number of awards, including the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1992 and 1995 for her novels Synners and Fools.


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Speculative Fiction Novels (16)
2019  Alita: Battle Angel - The Official Movie Novelization (Alita: Battle Angel)
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2019  Harley Quinn: Mad Love (Batman)
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2018  Alita: Battle Angel - Iron City (Alita: Battle Angel)
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2005  Jason X (Jason X, #1)
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2005  Jason X: The Experiment (Jason X, #2)
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2004  The Twilight Zone: Upgrade / Sensuous Cindy (The Twilight Zone (The New Series), #2)
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2000  Dervish is Digital (Artificial Reality, #2)
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1999  Promised Land (Lost in Space)
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1999  Avatar (The Web, #11)
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1998  Tea from an Empty Cup (Artificial Reality, #1)
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1993  Dirty Work
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1992  Fools
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1992  Home by the Sea
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1991  Synners
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1988  Patterns
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1987  Mindplayers
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Comics and Anthology (1)
1991  Letters from Home
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Others non-spefi books (3)
2004  Cellular
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1999  Resurrecting The Mummy: The Making of the Movie
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1998  The Making of Lost in Space (Lost in Space)
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