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Saturn Game, the (1981) [Novella]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Poul Anderson is well known as a writer of technologically sophisticated science-fiction adventure, and this absorbing story of an expedition to Saturn's moon Iapetus will delight his many fans. What's less noticed in Anderson's writing (or at least fewer people comment on it) is his sure command of character and human emotions... the things that make adventure compelling. The explorers in this story have been playing a game on the long voyage out—a fantasy psychodrama so fascinating that when real dangers threaten they seem oddly remote. But they're real and they're deadly.

Original title: The Saturn Game
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionScience FictionAdventureNew Frontiers

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Best Science Fiction of the Year #11, the (1982) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roger Zelazny , Kim Stanley Robinson , Gregory Benford , Poul Anderson , Pat Cadigan , John Varley , Spider Robinson , Damon Knight , Michael Swanwick , Gene Wolfe , Ed Bryant , Jack Dann , Mildred Downey Broxon , Ted Reynolds , David R. Palmer , R. A. Lafferty , George Florance-Guthridge , Charles N. Brown
     Hugo Winners, Volume 5: 1980-1982, the (1986) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roger Zelazny , George R. R. Martin , Poul Anderson , John Varley , Clifford D. Simak , Gordon R. Dickson , Barry B. Longyear

Notes:

  • First published in Analog, February 2, 1981

Edition #1: The Saturn Game

The Saturn Game (1981)
Awards: Hugo Award: Best Novella (1982), Nebula: Novella (1981)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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