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Nebula Award Stories Six (Nebula Awards #6)

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* 9 • Introduction (Nebula Award Stories 6) • (1971) • essay by Clifford D. Simak
* 11 • Science Fiction and Literary Tradition • (1971) • essay by Thomas D. Clareson
* 25 • Slow Sculpture • (1970) • novelette by Theodore Sturgeon
* 48 • In the Queue • (1970) • shortstory by Keith Laumer
* 57 • The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories • [Archipelago] • (1970)
#77542, 192 pages
Published July 1972 by Pocket (first published January 1st 1971)
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Jan 15, 2015 fromcouchtomoon rated it really liked it
A strong collection of SF stories, all Nebula nom'd in '71. If a theme can tie them together, it might be "... and they were never really there..." or, better yet, "Attenuated Worlds,"-- cliché, but delightful with cancer & bonsais, a waterfall that spews an apocalypse, and characters who don't even exist in our fiction.
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Nebula Award Stories Six was the sixth anthology of award-winning and nominated fiction as voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA) for works published in 1970. Actually, Theodore Sturgeon was not the editor of this anthology. Clifford Simak edited it and Sturgeon had the first story, the award-winning "Slow Sculpture." I had only read one of these stories in the collection prior to finding this volume. Said story was the Best Novella of 1970, Fritz Leiber’s “Ill Met in Lankhmar.” ...more
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Theodore Sturgeon (1918–1985) is considered one of the godfathers of contemporary science fiction and dark fantasy. The author of numerous acclaimed short stories and novels, among them the classics More Than Human, Venus Plus X, and To Marry Medusa, Sturgeon also wrote for television and holds among his credits two episodes of the original 1960s Star Trek series, for which he created the Vulcan ...more
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