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The Golden Helix

3.95  ·  Rating Details  ·  147 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
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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Thom Dunn
It's Ted Sturgeon. 'Nough said.
Keith Davis
Jun 07, 2011 Keith Davis rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
Dec 25, 2013 Sven rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Classic SF anthology by great author. "The Skills of Xanadu" is excellent!
Tlaloc
Oct 16, 2010 Tlaloc rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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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
Feb 02, 2016 Ruby Hollyberry rated it really liked it
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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
Aug 31, 2012 Ron rated it it was ok
A collection of short stories - just ok.
Lyn
Jun 11, 2008 Lyn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Deceptively brilliant
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