Some of Your Blood

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Carroll & Graf, 1994 - Fiction - 143 pages
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Author Theodore Sturgeon's style is to write a story of horror (but not a horror story). Sturgeon's warped and twisted character elicits the readers sympathy to the point that the reader--though horror struck by his deeds--wishes a happy solution for the monster. Sturgeon is a Hugo, Nebula, and International Fantasy Awards winner and the author of four previous books.

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User Review  - Gregorio_Roth - LibraryThing

Disturbing psychology of what makes a vampire a vampire. The novel presents as a case file of Dr. Philip Outerbridge. Dr Philip is terrified by the case of George and hopes to present his findings to ... Read full review

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Thoroughly engrossing and disturbing, this story is partly a third-person narrative written about himself by an Army psychiatric patient who attacked an officer, and partly a series of letters ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

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. 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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