More than human

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Ballantine Books, 1953 - Fiction - 188 pages
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Review: More Than Human

User Review  - Stuart - Goodreads

More Than Human: Introducing the “Homo Gestalt” (Also posted at Fantasy Literature) This book must have been quite an eye-opener back in 1953 in the Golden Age of Asimov, Heinlein and Clarke, where ... Read full review

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User Review  - August Bourré - Goodreads

Actually a 2.5. Intelligent, but unfathomably dull, and written in that grating mid-century American non-style employed by Salinger and Pynchon's V. Centering the entire book around characters who not ... Read full review


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Science fiction author Theodore Sturgeon was born Edward Hamilton Waldo in New York City on February 26, 1918. He sold his first short story, Heavy Insurance, while serving in the United States Merchant Marine from 1935 to 1938. Many of his stories explored romantic and sexual themes. He won numerous awards including the 1954 International Fantasy Award for More than Human, the 1970 Nebula and Hugo Awards for Slow Sculpture, and the 1985 World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement. He was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2000. He died of pneumonia in Eugene, Oregon on May 8, 1985.

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