(1940- ) US author who published the two volume Mars sequence comprising Martian Spring (1986) and FTL: Further Than Life (1987), which tackles conflicts between Earth and Mars, and consequent attempts to transcend these ills by gaining rapport with a transplanetary group mind; verve and clarity are lacking.
Williams should not be confused with the Michael Williams involved in various DragonLance Ties like DragonLance Heroes: Weasel's Luck * (1989) and DragonLance Heroes II: Galen Beknighted * (1990), as well as an untied fantasy series, From Thief to King: A Sorcerer's Apprentice (1990) and A Forest Lord (1991). [JC]
Michael Lindsay Williams
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