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The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, Volume III: Killdozer!

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Killdozer is the third volume of a series of the complete short stories from Theodore Sturgeon's career. It contains a few of his best and most famous short stories: "Medusa," "Killdozer " and "Mewhu's Jet." The series editor Paul Williams has dug into the background of each story, and come up with a lot of interesting lore about Sturgeon. Especially of interest in this vo ...more
Paperback, 375 pages
Published November 23rd 1999 by North Atlantic Books (first published January 1st 1971)
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Will Wesson
An absolute classic that set the stage for a lot of later work.
Jun 27, 2007 Joseph added it
Just plain fun. Imagine "the terminator" but with a D-6 bulldozer.
Si "Killdozer" est un court roman honnête mais sans immense surprise, je trouve que "le viol cosmique" vaut bien ses cinq étoiles. Une narration inventive où des tranches de vie de gens parfois ordinaires, parfois extraordinaires (un criminel italien poursuivit par un policier mélomane, une petite fille perdue, un guerrier africain cherchant à protéger son champ), semblent s'ajouter au récit central comme de courtes nouvelles indépendantes pour ensuite s'y intégrer comme....j'allais dire comme p ...more
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Actually, I'm only commenting on the title story simply because it's the sort of story that stays with you. At least, it stays with me, perhaps because I read it at just the right moment, and I'd believe that if, when re-reading it not long ago, the story was as engrossing as the first time. A note: I almost never re-read anything, and I recall at least three times reading this story.

I should add that I've read much of Mr. Sturgeon's stories; this is the one that stays in my mind without paging
Doctor Edward Diesel
One of the classic titles in sci fi. The novella is tightly written,with deft characterization.
Sands Hetherington
"Shottle Bop" is my favorite ghost story of all time!
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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 m ...more
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