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The Golden Helix

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Contents:
The Golden Helix (1954)
The Man Who Lost the Sea (1959)
And Now the News... (1956)
The Clinic (1953)
...and my fear is great... (1953)
The Ultimate Egoist (1941)
The Skills of Xanadu (1956)
The Dark Room (1953)
Yesterday Was Monday (1941)
"I Say... Ernest... " (1973) essay
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published November 1979 by Doubleday / SFBC
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Keith Davis
Theodore Sturgeon's short stories are as much psychological fiction as science fiction, but then psychology is also a science of a sort. Most of the stories in this collection are from the 1950's, and a few have not aged well, but some like "The Man Who Lost the Sea" are among Sturgeon's best.
Sven
Classic SF anthology by great author. "The Skills of Xanadu" is excellent!
Tlaloc
Classic sci-fi, a wonderful little compilation. The title story itself, The Golden Helix, ranks as one of my all-time favourite short sci-fi works
Ruby Hollyberry
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Opened it up in the middle and read one story: "...And his Fear was Great" I think was the title. Pretty interesting but nothing so wise as Heinlein.
Thom Dunn
My Review: Ted Sturgeon collection of short stories. What's not to love ?
William Freedman
Uneven anthology, but I see why the man is so influential.
Ron
A collection of short stories - just ok.
Thom Dunn
It's Ted Sturgeon. 'Nough said.
Lyn
Deceptively brilliant
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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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