Doorways in the Sand

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Harper & Row, Jan 1, 1976 - Fiction - 185 pages
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Fred Cassidy, thirteen years an undergraduate and an acrophiliac, joins Professor Paul Byler in a search for their laboratory replica of an alien artifact of interest to more than one interstellar community

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Zelazny's writing is truly inspired. - Goodreads
... and the writing was just not very good. - Goodreads
The plot isn't what drew me to the book, though. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Algernon - Goodreads

... or as I like to call it now that I'm finished: Romancing the Star Stone , for it reminds me of the Michael Douglas / Katleen Turner crime caper with its tongue-in-cheek approach and its lively ... Read full review

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User Review  - Zachary Jernigan - Goodreads

OBJECTIVE RATING (my best stab at looking at the book's merits, regardless of whether or not I enjoyed it all that much): 4.5 PERSONAL RATING (how much the book "worked" for me personally): 5 Zelazny ... Read full review


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After receiving his B.A. from Case Western Reserve University and his M.A. from Columbia University, Zelazny began publishing science fiction stories in 1962. His reputation has gone through ups and downs, but he was given a Nebula award in 1966 for And Call Me Coward (1965), in a tie with Dune by Frank Herbert. A prolific writer, Zelazny's works focus on the relationship between illusion and reality. He always pays close attention to his craft, and his stories are intelligent, occasionally sentimental, often romantic and, to his many fans, very satisfying.

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