By Theodore Sturgeon
Kurt Vonnegut cites Theodore Sturgeon because the thought for his personality Kilgore Trout. This quantity contains 12 tales from 1953, thought of Sturgeon's golden period. between them are such favorites because the name tale, "The Silken-Swift," "A method of Thinking," "The darkish Room," "The Clinic," and "The global good Lost," a narrative very prior to its time in advocating homosexual rights.
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Been gone two years now, I guess. Dropped everything and just left. The cats just keep multiplying, no consideration. ” She puts the cigarette to her lips and lights up with her lighter. Then nods. “All kinds of cats. Some losing their fur, even a one-eyed cat … big lump of flesh where the eye was. ” “Gross,” I concur. “I’ve got a cousin with six fingers. A girl, little older than me, has this baby pinkie right beside her little finger. Always keeps it neatly folded under, so you can barely tell.
I strike a match and give her a light. She leans forward, revealing an ear: a freshly formed, soap-smooth, pretty ear, its delicate outline glistening with a tracery of fine hairs. She parts her lips in the center with an accomplished air and lets out a satisfied puff of smoke, then looks up at me as if she’s suddenly remembered something. I see my face split into two reflections in her sunglasses. The lenses are so hideously dark, and even mirror-coated, that there’s no way to make out her eyes.
Some losing their fur, even a one-eyed cat … big lump of flesh where the eye was. ” “Gross,” I concur. “I’ve got a cousin with six fingers. A girl, little older than me, has this baby pinkie right beside her little finger. Always keeps it neatly folded under, so you can barely tell. ” “Hmm,” I say. “You think stuff like that’s hereditary? ” “I couldn’t tell you,” I say. The girl says nothing for the moment. I smoke my cigarette and train my eyes on the cat path. Not a single cat has shown the whole time.
A Saucer of Loneliness (The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, Volume 7) by Theodore Sturgeon