von GUNDEN, Kenneth


von GUNDEN, Kenneth
(1946-)
   US writer whose 1st work of sf interest was Twenty All-Time Great SF Films (1982) with Stuart H. Stock, and who came to somewhat wider notice with his 1st novel, StarSpawn (1990), which interestingly introduces an ethically advanced hive race of interstellar explorers into medieval England, though an associated species escapes their ship and causes some havoc. The K-9 Corps sequence - K-9 Corps (1991), K-9 Corps \#2: Under Fire (1991) and \#3: Cry Wolf (1992) - less engagingly confrontsa team of super-dogs with challenges on alien planets.
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   Other works: The Sounding Stillness (1993); The Pale Companion (1994).

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