Henry Kuttner

Henry Kuttner

Henry Kuttner (1915–1958) was an American author of science fiction, fantasy and horror. His wife was the science fiction author C. L. Moore.

Henry Kuttner used several pseudonyms: Lawrence O'Donnell, Kelvin Kent, C. H. Liddell, Henry Kuttner, Lewis Padgett, Hudson Hastings, Keith Hammond, Peter Horn, Scott Morgan, Will Garth, Woodrow Wilson Smith, Paul Edmonds, Edward J. Bellin, James Hall and Robert O. Kenyon.

Henry Kuttner was born in Los Angeles, California in 1915. His father, whose Jewish parents had come from Prussia and lived in San Francisco since 1859, was a bookseller; the parents of his mother, were from Great Britain. Kuttner grew up in relative poverty following the death of his father. As a young man he worked for the literary agency of his uncle in Los Angeles before selling his first story, ”The Graveyard Rats”, to Weird Tales in early 1936. This Lovecraftian horror story has since been often anthologized.

Kuttner worked in close collaboration with his wife, C. L. Moore. They met through their association with the ”Lovecraft Circle”, a group of writers and fans who corresponded with H. P. Lovecraft. Their work together spanned the 1940s and 1950s and most of the work was ... (more)

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Speculative Fiction Novels (28)
2013  The Hogben Chronicles
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2012  Thunder in the Void
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2011  Masters of the Weird Tale
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2010  Detour to Otherness
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2005  Two-Handed Engine: The Selected Stories of Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore
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1991  Secret of the Earth Star and Others
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1987  The Startling Worlds of Henry Kuttner
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1987  Prince Raynor
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1985  Elak of Atlantis
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1983  Chessboard Planet and Other Stories
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1980  Clash by Night and Other Stories
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1975  The Best of Henry Kuttner
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1971  The Mask of Circe
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1968  The Creature from Beyond Infinity
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1966  The Best of Kuttner 2
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1965  The Dark World
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1965  The Time Axis
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1965  The Best of Kuttner 1
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1964  Valley of the Flame
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1964  Earth's Last Citadel
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1962  Return to Otherness
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1961  Bypass to Otherness
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1955  No Boundaries
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1953  The Well of the Worlds
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1953  Mutant
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1953  Ahead of Time
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1952  Robots Have No Tails
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1950  Fury
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Comics and Anthology (2)
2004  Mountain Magic
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1967  Dr. Cyclops
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Others non-spefi books (1)
1988  Kuttner Times Three
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