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Fred Saberhagen
Fred Saberhagen (1930-2007) is widely published in many areas of speculative fiction. He is best known for his Berserker, Swords, and Dracula series. Less known are the myth-based fantasies Books of the Gods. Fred also authored a number of non-series fantasy and science fiction novels and a... show more



Fred Saberhagen (1930-2007) is widely published in many areas of speculative fiction. He is best known for his Berserker, Swords, and Dracula series. Less known are the myth-based fantasies Books of the Gods. Fred also authored a number of non-series fantasy and science fiction novels and a great number of short stories. For more information on Fred, visit his website: www.fredsaberhagen.com.

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CDRBill
CDRBill rated it 5 years ago
This is a group of short stories about planet sized machines, the Beserkers, attempting to eradicate all life in the universe. They were created by an ancient race in a war long ago. That war is now over and the creators are long gone. Now that mankind has started to expand throughout the galaxy, it...
CDRBill
CDRBill rated it 5 years ago
I read this book a few years back and reread it as I plan to read the other books in the series. The premise is that the gods are bored so they have Vulcan create 12 magical swords and disburse them to the world so the gods can watch what happens. I really like the story and the characters, but some...
traciloudin
traciloudin rated it 6 years ago
I seem to be striking out a lot this year. I'd heard Saberhagen is awesome, but since this was written over 35 years ago, the writing seems awful compared to contemporary writers. This is coming from someone who grew up reading Edgar Rice Burroughs and Andre Norton, so I'm definitely used to reading...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it 6 years ago
Count Dracula and Sherlock Holmes meet over a case where a deadly plague is about to be released in London. I enjoyed this book. I like how the narrator is always present and is not the same person throughout the book. I loved how Dracula was setting the record straight as well as how he references ...
altheaann
altheaann rated it 8 years ago
The book cover says this is "Saberhagen's first vampire novel," Goodreads says it's #3 in a series.It appears to work as a standalone.I've previously read most of Saberhagen's 'swords' series; I believe this is the first I've read by him that isn't part of that series. However, it's pretty much what...
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