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Visions and venturers

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Theodore Sturgeon is one of the true masters of the science fiction short story, so a new collection of his work is always an occasion for celebration. The eight stories in Visions and Venturers show all the facets of his talent: a blend of science fiction and fantasy, full of unusual ideas, peopled with memorable and sympathetically-observed characters.

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Paperback, 300 pages
Published September 6th 1979 by Dell
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Aaron
Feb 11, 2011 Aaron rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was my first Theodore Sturgeon experience, and what an experience! I can't wait to get my hands on a full size novel of his, which I thought I had the other day, but it turned out it was missing the first forty-five pages... He's one of those rare golden authors whose works you just don't see around in used book stores.

This book was intact and contained eight excellent shorts.

"The Hag Seleen" I found to be a bit disturbing. Who is creepier—the evil hag or the little girl with mystical unde
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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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