More than human

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Ballantine Books, 1953 - Fiction - 188 pages
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My intro to Sturgeon, and a great place to start. - Goodreads
It actually made the book hard to read. - Goodreads
Sturgeon is a master at sci-fi and storytelling. - Goodreads
The ending could nudge me over to four stars... - Goodreads
The writing transcends the simplistic language. - Goodreads
The prose is well written and the action is engaging. - Goodreads

Review: More Than Human

User Review  - Squeaky - Goodreads

Found a hardcover copy, with no enticing jacket, in a pile of discards, thought I better read it. So I did. Some parts were kinda boring, some parts pretty good. And it's a classic, AND it's done better than some other books I've read with the same theme. Read full review

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User Review  - Jan - Goodreads

I checked out this book through the library...and they had to go to their basement storage area, so it's an oldie but a goodie. Would've changed (my editor hat) a few things and certainly made this ... Read full review


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About the author (1953)

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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