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

Edited: Thialfi October 25, 2009
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Robots Have No Tails
The Well of the Worlds
Ahead of Time
No Boundaries
Bypass to Otherness
Return to Otherness
Valley of the Flame
Earth's Last Citadel
The Dark World
The Time Axis
The Best of Kuttner 1
The Best of Kuttner 2
Dr. Cyclops
The Creature from Beyond Infinity
The Mask of Circe
The Best of Henry Kuttner
Clash by Night and Other Stories
Chessboard Planet and Other Stories
Elak of Atlantis
The Startling Worlds of Henry Kuttner
Prince Raynor
Kuttner Times Three
Secret of the Earth Star and Others
Mountain Magic
Two-Handed Engine: The Selected Stories of Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore
Detour to Otherness
Masters of the Weird Tale
Thunder in the Void
The Hogben Chronicles

Speculative Fiction Novels (28)

2013 | science fiction, short stories

2012 | science fiction, short stories

2011 | horror, short stories

2010 | science fiction, fantasy, short stories

2005 | science fiction, fantasy, short stories

1991 | science fiction, short stories

1987 | science fiction, fantasy, collection

1987 | fantasy, short stories

1985 | fantasy, short stories

1983 | science fiction, short stories

1980 | science fiction, short stories

1975 | science fiction, short stories

1971 | fantasy

1968 | science fiction

1966 | science fiction, short stories

1965 | fantasy

1965 | science fiction

1965 | science fiction, short stories

1964 | science fiction

1964 | science fiction

1962 | science fiction, short stories

1961 | science fiction, short stories

1955 | science fiction, fantasy, short stories

1953 | science fiction

1953 | science fiction

1953 | science fiction, short stories

1952 | science fiction, short stories

1950 | science fiction

Comics and Anthology (2)

2004 | fantasy, anthology

1967 | science fiction, anthology

Others non-spefi books (1)

1988 | short stories