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To Marry Medusa by Theodore Sturgeon

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Published by Vintage .
Written in English


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Number of Pages160
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Open LibraryOL7426258M
ISBN 100375703721
ISBN 109780375703720
OCLC/WorldCa39930361

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To Marry Medusa () may be Theodore Sturgeon's best novel. Dan Gurlick was a drunken bully--until he became infected with an alien spore. Now Gurlick is part of the Medusa, a galaxy-spanning hive mind comprising a billion life forms--a near-omnipotent intelligence horrified by humanity, and determined to destroy the unsuspecting human race /5(13).   Theodore Sturgeon was born in Staten Island, New York, in He lived in New York City, upstate New York, and Los Angeles. In addition to More Than Human, winner of the International Fantasy Award, he is the author of Venus Plus X, To Marry Medusa, The Dreaming Jewels, and numerous other books and won the Hugo and Nebula Awards for his short story "Slow Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Medusa (Medusalith Amaquelin-Boltagon) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel name and aspects of her character are derived from Greek mythology as her hair has prehensile attributes like that of Medusa the Gorgon's hair. This character has psychokinetic control over her hair, a power she obtained through d by: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby. To Marry Medusa / includes book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the star, from the cosmos, it came the Medusa, t /5.

  What can the myth of Medusa tell us about classical myth, perceptions of female power and sexism from antiquity to today? According to Mary Beard's new book, Women & . To Marry Medusa - Ebook written by Theodore Sturgeon. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read To Marry Medusa/5(7). To Marry Medusa - To Marry Medusa audiobook, by Theodore Sturgeon Up until one minute ago, Gurlick was merely a specimen of homo sapiens, and a substandard specimen at that. But now this craven, seething, barely literate drunk has ingested a spore that traveled light-years before touching down on our planet, a spore that has in turn ingested Gurlick, turning him. To Marry Medusa is suspenseful, inventive, and surprisingly compassionate; a vibrant and unforgettable exploration of what it means to be more—or less—than human. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Theodore Sturgeon including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the University of Kansas’s Kenneth Spencer Research.

Get this from a library! To marry Medusa. [Theodore Sturgeon] -- "In this mind-wrenching classic of science fiction, the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning writer Theodore Sturgeon places an unwitting humanity on a collision course with an organism of unimaginable. To Marry Medusa. By: The book was marred by gratuitous cruelty and other unpleasantness. I can accept a few negative characters, but all the characters and situations in this novel were negative until the "hive mind" component at the end. Life is not that dark. The Cosmic Rape is a science fiction novel by American writer Theodore Sturgeon, originally published as an original paperback in August At the same time, a condensed or edited-down version of the novel was published in Galaxy magazine as a short novel, probably condensed by the editor, under the title To Marry was reprinted in by Pocket Books. To Marry Medusa is suspenseful, inventive, and surprisingly compassionate; a vibrant and unforgettable exploration of what it means to be more—or less—than human. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Theodore Sturgeon including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the University of Kansas’s Kenneth Spencer Research /5(3).