Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Nebula Award Stories 3” as Want to Read:
Nebula Award Stories 3
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Nebula Award Stories 3 (Nebula Awards #3)

by
3.92  ·  Rating Details ·  91 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Contents

7 • Introduction (Nebula Award Stories No. 3) • (1968) • essay by Roger Zelazny
9 • The Cloud-Sculptors of Coral D • [Vermilion Sands] • (1967) • shortstory by J. G. Ballard
27 • Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes • (1967) • novelette by Harlan Ellison
49 • Mirror of Ice • (1967) • shortstory by Gary Wright
60 • Aye, and Gomorrah • (1967) • shortstory by Samuel R. Delany (a
...more
paperback, 207 pages
Published June 1st 1983 by Bantam Books (first published 1968)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Nebula Award Stories 3, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Nebula Award Stories 3

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
notgettingenough
I'm reading this to see whether Manny's bright 16 year old's eye or Paul Bryant's jaundiced 20 year old's was right.

Blow by blow as I plough through it, so more to come....

1) Ballard: Paul 1 Manny 0

Paul is so right. A dreary story and I fail to see what is sf about it. I hope it is true that this does not represent Ballard as his finest.

2) Ellison: Paul .5 Manny .25

I'm afraid the only reason this one perked me up was because it came after 1). Much better written, but unfortunately that is no gre
...more
Manny
Mar 10, 2013 Manny rated it really liked it
This is perhaps my favorite SF anthology of all time: pretty much solid gold. Despite the fact that I last saw a copy 40 years ago, I look at the table of contents and immediately recall every story in considerable detail. Anne McCaffrey contributes her first episode of Dragonriders; she spent most of her life writing sequels. Michael Moorcock's Behold the Man is a brilliantly provocative time-travel piece where the guy goes back to the first century A.D. to meet Jesus, and finds he has to becom ...more
Paul Bryant
Mar 11, 2013 Paul Bryant rated it it was ok
As requested by Manny


J.G. Ballard. The Cloud Sculptors of Coral D.

Well, I am a fan of JG's short stories, but I could do without his Vermilion Sands stuff. This is where languorous meets comatose.

Harlan Ellison. Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes.

If there is one sf author who seems to be permanently fixated at the age of 16 it's Harlan. His amplifier is always turned up to 11. My brain hurts. His stuff is obvious and flimsy most of the time, like here.

Gary Wright. Mirror of Ice.

"The Stuka is a 20km bob
...more
Erik Graff
Sep 26, 2011 Erik Graff rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: sf fans
Recommended to Erik by: no one
Shelves: sf
This is a better than average collection of major stories by established science fiction writers. Moorcock's story was later expanded into a novel, McCaffrey's into a career.
Karen
Oct 29, 2016 Karen rated it liked it
These were Nebula Award winners and nominees, but they are also a little weird! I think, at least with this batch from 1967, the Nebula Awards look at authors who are pushing out of the mainstream. There are seven short stories in this collection from J. G. Ballard, Harlan Ellison, Gary Wright, Samuel R. Delany, Fritz Leiber, Michael Moorcock, and Anne McCaffrey. The ones that stuck with me were Moorcock's "Behold the Man", a Biblical time traveling story; and Wright's "Mirror of Ice" because it ...more
Nicholas Whyte
Oct 21, 2007 Nicholas Whyte rated it it was amazing
http://nhw.livejournal.com/265528.html[return][return]The cover image on my edition seems to show a reclining female figure behind a much smaller spectral cyclist, above whose head an equally spectral top hat appears to be levitating. The artist's name is unknown.[return][return]It ties into my fascination with Roger Zelazny, who had won two of five Nebula awards the previous year, and was only thirty; and as Zelazny himself writes in one of the introductions here, "Consider the fact that everyt ...more
Sarah
Sarah rated it it was amazing
Jun 06, 2013
TLmyLXhd
TLmyLXhd rated it did not like it
Aug 31, 2013
Rosemary Potter
Rosemary Potter rated it it was amazing
May 10, 2016
Dave
Dave rated it really liked it
Nov 19, 2009
Navydots
Navydots rated it it was amazing
Dec 25, 2012
Ted Young
Ted Young rated it really liked it
Aug 16, 2016
Francis      x
Francis x rated it it was ok
Aug 10, 2010
Vivek Parmar
Vivek Parmar rated it really liked it
Jun 05, 2013
Harvey
Harvey rated it liked it
Jan 04, 2013
Charles Berman
Charles Berman rated it liked it
Jan 25, 2013
Nimboo
Nimboo rated it it was amazing
Dec 02, 2016
Kate Farrell
Kate Farrell rated it liked it
Dec 22, 2012
scott sumner
scott sumner rated it liked it
Mar 06, 2011
Ms Thraxan
Ms Thraxan rated it it was amazing
Feb 08, 2012
Justin Redd
Justin Redd rated it liked it
Jul 21, 2016
Cary O'Donnell
Cary O'Donnell rated it liked it
Apr 01, 2014
Kibayami
Kibayami rated it it was amazing
Feb 27, 2014
Jj
Jj rated it liked it
Jul 27, 2014
Jon Willis
Jon Willis rated it really liked it
May 12, 2013
Joan Lisanti
Joan Lisanti rated it liked it
Jan 06, 2015
Peter Macinnis
Peter Macinnis rated it liked it
Feb 27, 2010
William Frizzell-Carlton
William Frizzell-Carlton rated it really liked it
Oct 30, 2016
Elizabeth Licata
Elizabeth Licata rated it it was amazing
Jan 22, 2014
Peter
Peter rated it liked it
Jun 05, 2015
« previous 1 3 4 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Nebula Award Stories
  • Women of Wonder: Science-Fiction Stories by Women about Women
  • The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume 3: The Nebula Winners
  • A Dragon-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic
  • The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourth Annual Collection
  • Elleander Morning
  • The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Twelfth Annual Collection
  • Dragonriders of Pern-4v (Pern #7, 5, 2, 1)
  • Far Horizons: All New Tales from the Greatest Worlds of Science Fiction
  • The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Vol 2B (Science Fiction Hall of Fame #2B)
  • The Island of Dr. Death and Other Stories and Other Stories
  • Nebula Awards Showcase 2013
  • Cats in Space...and Other Places
  • Nebula Awards Showcase 2014
  • Opus 100
  • Blood and Iron (There Will Be War, #3)
3619
Roger Zelazny made his name with a group of novellas which demonstrated just how intense an emotional charge could be generated by the stock imagery of sf; the most famous of these is A Rose for Ecclesiastes in which a poet struggles to convince dying and sterile Martians that life is worth continuing. Zelazny continued to write excellent short stories throughout his career. Most of his novels dea ...more
More about Roger Zelazny...

Other Books in the Series

Nebula Awards (1 - 10 of 50 books)
  • Nebula Award Stories
  • Nebula Award Stories 2
  • Nebula Award Stories 4
  • Nebula Award Stories 5
  • Nebula Award Stories Six
  • Nebula Award Stories 7
  • Nebula Award Stories: 8
  • Nebula Award Stories Nine
  • Nebula Award Stories 10
  • Nebula Award Stories Eleven

Share This Book