The dreaming jewels

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Bluejay Books, 1985 - Fiction - 186 pages
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This prize-winning fantasy tells how love triumphs over evil. Also use: Venus Plus X (1988) and The Stars Are the Styx (1984).

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User Review  - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing

Strange little foundling Horty is abused by his adoptive parents, and runs away. He's 'adopted' by a group of midgets and joins a travelling carnival... but the carny hides some deeper secrets and ... Read full review

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A taut magical realism story with solid SF under-pinnings. Horty is a young orphan who, abused by his step-father, runs away and gets picked up by a strange group of carnies. Impersonating a girl ... Read full review

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Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Sturgeon is well known among readers of classic science-fiction anthologies and much respected by critics. He was listed as a primary influence of the much more famous Ray Bradbury and Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.. Kurt Vonnegut has stated that his character Kilgore Trout was based on Theodore Sturgeon.

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