Lin Carter

Lin Carter

Lin Carter was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA on June 9th, 1930 and passed away at the age of 57 on February 7th, 1988.

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Lin Carter Stats: The highest rated book by Lin Carter on Book Notification is Down to a Sunless Sea, the 4th novel in The Mysteries of Mars series.

The most read book by Lin Carter on Book Notification is Down to a Sunless Sea, the 4th novel in The Mysteries of Mars series. The second most read book is Jandar of Callisto (Callisto #1).

Below is a complete list of Lin Carter books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Lin Carter is the Callisto Series.

List of Callisto Books in Publication Order

List of Eric Carstairs of Zanthodon Books in Publication Order

List of Flashing Swords! Books in Publication Order (with Robert M. Price)

List of The Chronicles of Kylix Books in Publication Order

List of Great Imperium Books in Publication Order

List of Green Star Books in Publication Order

List of Terra Magica Books in Publication Order

List of The Mysteries of Mars Books in Publication Order

List of Hautley Quicksilver Books in Publication Order

List of Thongor Books in Publication Order (with Robert M. Price)

List of Weird Tales Books in Publication Order (with Robert Bloch, with Ray Bradbury, with Tanith Lee, with H.P. Lovecraft, with Robert E. Howard, with Evangeline Walton)

List of World's End Books in Publication Order

List of Zarkon - Lord of the Unknown Books in Publication Order

List of Great Short Novels of Adult Fantasy Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Poetry Books in Publication Order

List of Conan (Bantam) Books in Publication Order

List of Conan (Lancer/Ace) Books in Publication Order

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1969
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1977
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List of Lin Carter Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1969
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1975
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1988
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1996
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Lin Carter: Biography

Lin Carter (Linwood Vrooman Carter) was born on June 9th, 1930. Lin passed away February 7th, 1988 at 57 years old. Lin Carter was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.

Lin Carter (Linwood Vrooman Carter) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 9 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1966 with the novel The Star Magicians. The most recently released novel was Found Wanting which was released in 1985.

Lin Carter also wrote the Callisto series which has 8 books including Jandar of Callisto and Black Legion of Callisto.

Lin Carter: Awards & Accolades

Lin Carter books have been nominated for multiple awards, Flashing Swords! #3: Warriors and Wizards was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, Collection, in 1977. The Changer of Names was nominated for the British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story, in 1979.

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Lin Carter: F.A.Q

When was Lin Carter Born?

Lin Carter was born on June 9th, 1930.

When did Lin Carter die?

Lin Carter died on February 7th, 1988 at 57 years old.

Where was Lin Carter Born?

Lin Carter was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.

What was the first book Lin Carter wrote?

The first novel written by Lin Carter was Thongor and The Wizard of Lemuria, published in 1965.

What was the most recent book Lin Carter wrote?

His most recently released work was Young Thongor on May 17th, 2012.

How many books has Lin Carter written?

Lin Carter has written 82 books across 21 series.
  • 8 books in the Callisto Series
  • 5 books in the Eric Carstairs of Zanthodon Series
  • 5 books in the Flashing Swords! Series
  • 3 books in The Chronicles of Kylix Series
  • 3 books in the Great Imperium Series
  • 5 books in the Green Star Series
  • 4 books in the Terra Magica Series
  • 4 books in The Mysteries of Mars Series
  • 3 books in the Hautley Quicksilver Series
  • 7 books in the Thongor Series
  • 1 book in the Weird Tales Series
  • 6 books in the World's End Series
  • 5 books in the Zarkon - Lord of the Unknown Series
  • 1 book in the Great Short Novels of Adult Fantasy Series
  • 9 Standalone Novels
  • 2 Short Story Collections
  • 3 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 Poetry Books
  • 2 books in the Conan (Bantam) Series
  • 5 books in the Conan (Lancer/Ace) Series

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