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Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones (1968) [Short Story]
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A chameleon-like future petty criminal has hopes to make it to the big time.

First published in New Worlds, December 1968. Reprinted in:

  • World's Best Science Fiction: 1969 (1969)
  • Driftglass (1971)
  • The Complete Nebula Award-Winning Fiction (1986)
  • Worlds Apart (1986)
  • The Best of the Nebulas (1989)
  • Driftglass/Starshards (1993)
  • Aye, And Gomorrah: And Other Stories (2003)

Original title: Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionScience FictionSocial Criticism
FictionScience FictionPlanets & SocietiesFuture Earths

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     World's Best Science Fiction: 1969 (1969) [Anthology]
      Authors: Kurt Vonnegut , Brian W. Aldiss , Samuel R. Delany , Poul Anderson , Fred Saberhagen , Fritz Leiber , Damon Knight , Robert Sheckley , Robert Silverberg , Terry Carr , R. A. Lafferty , Laurence Yep , Sydney J. Van Scyoc , Katherine MacLean , Colin Kapp , Burt K. Filer , H.H. Hollis , E.G. Von Wald
     Nebula Award Stories 5 (1970) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Harlan Ellison , Samuel R. Delany , Larry Niven , Robert Silverberg , Theodore Sturgeon , Alexei Panshin , Darko Suvin
     Driftglass (1971) [Collection]
      Author: Samuel R. Delany
     Popular Fiction: An Anthology (1997) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , Rudyard Kipling , Stephen King , Agatha Christie , H. P. Lovecraft , Louisa May Alcott , Isaac Asimov , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Edgar Rice Burroughs , Arthur Conan Doyle , Robert A. Heinlein , Dorothy L. Sayers , Mary Shelley , Jules Verne , H. G. Wells , William Gibson , Harlan Ellison , Clive Barker , Jack London , Tanith Lee , Octavia E. Butler , Samuel R. Delany , Dashiell Hammett , Raymond Chandler , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Ian Fleming , Rosamunde Pilcher , Louis L'Amour , Marcia Muller , Mary Roberts Rinehart , Max Brand , Walter Mosley , Tony Hillerman , Janet Dailey , Rafael Sabatini , Baroness Orczy , H. Rider Haggard , Jayne Ann Krentz , Horace Walpole , Elizabeth Gaskell , Kathleen E. Woodiwiss , Zane Grey , Ray B. Browne , John G. Cawelti , Arthur Asa Berger , Linda Barlow Krentz , Gail Landsman , Ernest Mandel , Jane Tompkins
     Aye, and Gomorrah: And Other Stories (2003) [Collection]
      Author: Samuel R. Delany

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