Bruckner, Karl

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(1906-1982) Austrian author almost all of whose 30 or so books – many of them written for children, many of them sf – remain untranslated. In Nur zwei Roboter? (1963; trans Frances Lobb as The Hour of the Robots 1964), Russian agents steal advanced Robot designs from America; fortunately, once the robots (named William and Natasha) are built, their mutual affection causes the world to look to peace. [JC]

Karl Bruckner

born Vienna, Austria: 9 January 1906

died Vienna, Austria: 25 October 1982

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