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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|
"Without consciousness and intelligence, the universe would lack meaning."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
"It would seem to me that by the time a race has achieved deep space capability it would have matured to a point where it would have no thought of dominating another intelligent species."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
"Time is still the great mystery to us. It is no more than a concept; we don't know if it even exists."Clifford D. Simak