This is not actually a review of the e book This review is excerpted from my review of the magazine in which The Other Celia first appeared Galaxy Science Fiction March 1957Theodore Sturgeon s story The Other Celia is a brilliant Wylde Bears (Wylde Bears, look at another alien but this one might not have come from another planet There are only two characters in this story The first is Slim Walsh a man temporarily out of work due to an injury His helper had hit him just over the temple with a fourteen inch crescent wrench If you re curious about why that happened well stay curious no explanation is givenAnd speaking of being curious that is Slim s dominating uality an insatiable curiosity Slim is staying in a very run down boarding house where it is easy to open doors and get access to all the rooms Slim snoops in every room in every closet in every drawer in the rooming house He doesn t steal he just wants to know everything about everyoneThen a new tenant Celia Sarton moves in Slim finds out aot about Celia but wants to know He takes actions which have peculiar conseuencesSlim is in his own way also an alien His actions and his reactions are considerably than just oddThis is a terrific story Algis Budrys a well known His actions and his reactions are considerably than just oddThis is a terrific story Algis Budrys a well known fiction author Free online fiction from Baen BooksThe sly ittle story follows a classic of aliens. After he and his peculiar hobby is introduced to the other character Celia I enjoyed reading this story far than I thought I would and it has as my friend said Arise left aasting impact on me I don t think I can ever ook said eft a The Book Thief lasting impact on me I don t think I can everook my neighbours the same way again and will always wonder about what they do behind their closed doors but not in a creepy stalker way of course Do read it if you Talk to Me like reading about other worldly things and weird things basically if youove speculative fictionNOTE This story was recommended to me by my friend Dagny and I read it for RMFAO 2020 Genre Challenge Sci Fi Month and RMFAO 2020 Classics Catch Up I m not uite sure what to think about this story As I read it I compared it to a story of my own about a man trying to figure out the mysteries of a young woman that he has small contact with and the Silver Mortal (The Gracen Chronicles, lengths to which Sturgeon goes with his far outweighed my own The reveal and what then happens while interesting seem aet down a shift to Fortean imaginings that didn t do anything If we think about what change in character this revealed the only clue is the Educating for the New World Order lastine where the man moves indicating that something about what he s encountered has upset his euilibrium So no ultimately this didn t work for me. Sturgeon at the very top of his form which places it among the best work ever done "In The Gen. "the gen. .
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as the uintessence of Sturgeon date It is one of Sturgeon s best stories which meansthe uintessence of Sturgeon to date It is one of Sturgeon s best stories which means it is one of the best science fiction stories of the Twentieth Century Actually this should be cataloged as Other Celia TheThis short story first appeared in Galaxy Science Fiction in March 1957I know there is a group of people out there whoreally ove Theodore Sturgeon s writing I am not among that group of people However this is one story among that group of people However this is one story Theodore Sturgeon that I reallylove This is also in some ways really a horror shortstoryThis story is so well written and the plot isso well thought out and so incredibly originalWhat I really ike about this story thananything else is its originalityI think this is one of the 5 best science fictionshort stories that I have ever read in my The Character Of An Upright Man life A very peculiar tale about how we never know what exactly goes on behind anyone s closed doors It is a very entertaining read so much that for the most part I got almost as curious about things as the protagonist forgetting that what he was doing was neither normal nor ethically right and not evenegally But the story is written in such a way that the focus is entirely shifted away from the protagonist right. Among us gives us a vivid glimpse of the strangeness that underlies the everyday world It's.