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"Somebody's always getting me to come lecture to their writing class, and I don't talk about writing at all, I talk about the business of making a living at this racket." -- Jerry Pournelle
Jerry Eugene Pournelle (born August 7, 1933) is an American science fiction writer, essayist and journalist who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte and has since 1998 been maintaining his own website/blog.

From the beginning, Pournelle's work has engaged strong military themes. Several books are centered on a fictional mercenary infantry force known as Falkenberg's Legion. There are strong parallels between these stories and the Childe Cycle mercenary stories by Gordon R. Dickson, as well as Heinlein's Starship Troopers, although Pournelle's work takes far fewer technological leaps than either of these.

Pournelle was one of the few close friends of H. Beam Piper and was granted by Piper the rights to produce stories set in Piper's Terro-Human Future History. This right has been recognized by the copyright owner of the Piper estate. Pournelle did work for some years on a sequel to Space Viking but seems to have abandoned this twenty years or so ago.

He served as President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 1973.

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Total Books: 235
Mamelukes
2021 - Mamelukes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781982125370
ISBN-10: 1982125373
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Starborn and Godsons
2020 - Starborn and Godsons [3 - Heorot Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781982124489
ISBN-10: 1982124482
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The Legacy of Heorot
2020 - The Legacy of Heorot [1 - Heorot Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781982124373
ISBN-10: 1982124377
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The Best of Jerry Pournelle
2019 - The Best of Jerry Pournelle (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781982124175
ISBN-10: 1982124172
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Inferno Authors' Preferred Text
2017 - Inferno Authors' Preferred Text (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780765355942
ISBN-10: 0765355949
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 2

Planet of the Apes Omnibus 1
2017 - Planet of the Apes Omnibus 1 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781785653896
ISBN-10: 178565389X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Oath of Fealty
2016 - Oath of Fealty (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781522697367
ISBN-10: 1522697365
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The Gripping Hand
2016 - The Gripping Hand (Audio CD)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781522601555
ISBN-10: 1522601554
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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There Will Be War Volumes I  II
2016 - There Will Be War Volumes I II (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9789527065594
ISBN-10: 9527065593
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Lord of Janissaries
2015 - Lord of Janissaries [BAEN] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781476780795
ISBN-10: 147678079X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 1

The Mote in God's Eye
2014 - The Mote in God's Eye (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781491515006
ISBN-10: 1491515007
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Lucifer's Hammer
2014 - Lucifer's Hammer (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781491514993
ISBN-10: 149151499X
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The Secret of Black Ship Island
2012 - The Secret of Black Ship Island [Heorot series, Book 3] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781470836061
ISBN-10: 1470836068
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Escape from Hell
2012 - Escape From Hell [Inferno Series, Book 2] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781433258985
ISBN-10: 1433258986
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Fires of Freedom
2010 - Fires of Freedom (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781439133743
ISBN-10: 1439133743
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 6

Exileand Glory
2009 - Exileand Glory (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781439132937
ISBN-10: 1439132933
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 5

Beowulf's Children
2009 - Beowulf's Children (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780765320889
ISBN-10: 0765320886
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 9

Escape from Hell
2009 - Escape From Hell [Inferno, Bk 2] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780765316325
ISBN-10: 0765316323
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 11

Inferno
2008 - Inferno (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780765316769
ISBN-10: 0765316765
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 10

La ciudad de las llamas/ The Burning City
2008 - La Ciudad De Las Llamas/ the Burning City [Solaris Ficcion - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788498003802
ISBN-10: 8498003806
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Oath of Fealty
2007 - Oath of Fealty (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781416555162
ISBN-10: 1416555161
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 12

2006 - Ruido De Pasos/ Footfall [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - The Houses of the Kzinti [Man-Kzin] (Paperback)
2003 - Starswarm [Jupiter] (Paperback)
2002 - The Prince [Reissue] (Hardcover)
1999 - Starswarm [Jupiter, Bk 5] (Paperback)
1997 - Higher Education [Jupiter, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1996 - The Dragons of Heorot [Heorot, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1996 - Tran (Paperback)
1996 - Janissaries [Janissaries, No 1] (Paperback)
1995 - Beowulf's Children [Heorot, Bk 2] (Hardcover)
1994 - Invasion [Warworld, Bk 4] (Paperback)
1994 - Blood Vengeance [War World] (Paperback)
1994 - The Gripping Hand [aka The Moat Around Murcheson's Eye - Moties, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1993 - Go Tell the Spartans [Falkenberg's Legion Novel] (Paperback)
1993 - Prince of Mercenaries [Falkenberg's Legion] (Paperback)
1993 - Day of the Tyrant [There Will Be War, Bk 4] (Paperback)
1993 - Gripping Hand [Audio Cassette - Abridged] (Audio Cassette)
1993 - The Gripping Hand [aka The Moat Around Murcheson's Eye - Moties, Bk 2] (Hardcover)
1993 - The Moat Around Murcheson's Eye [aka The Gripping Hand - Moties, Bk 2] (Hardcover)
1992 - Blood Feuds [War World, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1991 - The Children's Hour [Man-Kzin] (Paperback)
1991 - Dream Park [Orbit Books] (Paperback)
1991 - Go Tell the Spartans [Falkenberg's Legion, Bk 3] (Paperback)
1990 - Death's Head Rebellion [War World, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1990 - Falkenberg's Legion [Falkenberg's Legion, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1989 - High Justice [Laurie Jo Hansen, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1989 - Legacy of Heorot [Heorot, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1989 - Prince of Mercenaries [Falkenberg's Legion, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1988 - The Legacy of Heorot [Heorot, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1988 - Thor's Hammer [The Future at War Series Volume 1] (Paperback)
1987 - Republic and Empire [Imperial Stars, Vol 2] (Paperback)
1987 - Guns of Darkness [There Will Be War, Vol 6] (Paperback)
1987 - Storms of VIctory [Janissaries, No 3] (Hardcover)
1986 - Exiles to Glory [Laurie Jo Hansen] (Paperback)
1986 - The Mercenary [CoDominium, Bk 3] (Paperback)
1986 - Clan and Crown [Janissaries, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1986 - Warrior [There Will Be War, Volume 5] (Paperback)
1985 - The Endless Frontier [Endless Frontier] (Paperback)
1985 - Adv Microland [Pournelle Users Guide, No 11] (Paperback)
1984 - User Gd Small Cmpt [Pournelle Users Guide] (Paperback)
1984 - Clan and Crown [Janissaries, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1984 - A Step Further Out [volumes 1 & 2] (Paperback)
1983 - Exiles to Glory [Laurie Jo Hansen] (Paperback)
1981 - King David's Spaceship [CoDominium, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1981 - A Step Farther Out Pt 2 [volume 2] (Paperback)
1980 - Exiles to Glory [Laurie Jo Hansen] (Paperback)
1980 - West of Honor [CoDominium, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1980 - The Mercenary [CoDominium, Bk 3] (Paperback)
1980 - Janissaries [Janissaries, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback
1979 - High Justice [Laurie Jo Hansen, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1978 - Inferno [Inferno, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1978 - Exiles to Glory [Laurie Jo Hansen] (Paperback)
1977 - The Mercenary [CoDominium, Bk 3] (Paperback)
1976 - Birth of Fire [Laser Books, No 23] (Paperback)
1973 - A Spaceship for the King [Daw UQ1042] (Paperback)
Future History [ORBIT BOOKS] (Paperback)
Mars Ich Hasse Dich [Birth of Fire - in German] (Other)
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