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Grotto of the Dancing Deer (1980) [Short Story]
by Clifford D. Simak Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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When Boyd discovered the fantastic cave paintings; cavorting mammoths and dancing deer, he realised that something was up. When he finds a match to the thumb prints in the ancient paint palette on the wine bottle he and his helper had shared, he is introduced to the most ancient man alive.

Published in Analog April 1980 Reprinted in:

  • The Marathon Photograph and Other Stories, Severn House 1986
  • The Hugo Winners, Volume 5: 1980-1982 (1986)
  • The Best of the Nebulas, ed. Ben Bova, Tor 1989
  • The Best of the Nebulas, ed. Ben Bova, Robert Hale 1990
  • Over the River and Through the Woods, Tachyon Publications 1996
  • Immortals, ed. Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois, Ace 1998

Original title: Grotto of the Dancing Deer
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     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
     Marathon Photograph, the (1986) [Collection]
      Author: Clifford D. Simak

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