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Short Stories: A Saucer of Loneliness/Killdozer/The World Well Lost/Microcosmic God/It/Baby Is Three Theodore Sturgeon

Short Stories: A Saucer of Loneliness/Killdozer/The World Well Lost/Microcosmic God/It/Baby Is Three

Theodore Sturgeon

Published May 29th 2010
ISBN : 9781157341833
Paperback
32 pages
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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: A Saucer of Loneliness, Killdozer , the World Well Lost, MicrocosmicMoreThis is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: A Saucer of Loneliness, Killdozer , the World Well Lost, Microcosmic God, It , Baby Is Three, if All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister?, Helix the Cat. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Shelley Duvall: MargaretRichard Libertini: The ReceiverNan Martin: Mother A Saucer of Loneliness is a short story by Theodore Sturgeon which first appeared in Galaxy Magazine in February 1953. It was later adapted as a radio play for X Minus One in 1957- and as the second segment of the twenty-fifth episode (the first episode of the second season (1986-1987) of the television series The Twilight Zone. The short story is told from the POV of a man who rescues a would-be suicide at the sea shore. The unnamed woman tells her story reluctantly. She had heard and understood a message from a flying saucer. When she refused to reveal the message, she was imprisoned, rejected, and ridiculed, but she still would not say what the alien space ship had told her... In 2004, A Saucer Of Loneliness was nominated for a Retro Hugo for Short Story 1954 (Hugo Award for Best Short Story). It was also the title of the seventh book in the anthology series The Collected Short Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, published in 2000. The TV adaptation differs from the short story in several aspects mostly due to TV storytelling requirements. The womans loneliness, revealed only gradually in the short story, is obvious from the beginning in the episode. The time frame is shorter. The resolution (the orb) is missing in the short story. Margaret is a lonely waitress who seems to enjoy spending time walking on the beach. When she returns home after work one night, her mother berates her for being alone at her age, that she should be marr...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=13745029