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The author of such award-winning science fiction novels as Way Station and City, he explored themes of time, place, and religion in his works.
After graduating from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, he worked for several Midwestern newspapers. In 1933, he began publishing his stories in pulp magazines.
His best-known work, City, describes a world taken over by dogs. The novel won the International Fantasy Award in 1952.
How did Clifford D. Simak die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||83 years|
|Birthday||August 3, 1904|
|Death date||April 25, 1988|
|Place of death||Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"These are the stories the Dogs tell, when the fires burn high and the wind is from the north."Clifford D. Simak
"If mankind were to continue in other than the present barbarism, a new path must be found, a new civilization based on some other method than technology."Clifford D. Simak
"And time itself? Time was a never-ending medium that stretched into the future and the past - except there was no future and no past, but an infinite number of brackets, extending either way, each bracket enclosing its single phase of the Universe."Clifford D. Simak
"It is only of life on Earth, however, that one can speak with any certainty. It seems to me that all life on Earth, the sum total of life upon the Earth, has purpose."Clifford D. Simak
"When I talk of the purpose of life, I am thinking not only of human life, but of all life on Earth and of the life which must exist upon other planets throughout the universe."Clifford D. Simak