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Title: Helix the Cat Title Record # 44953
Author: Theodore Sturgeon
Date: 1973-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Written in July 1939, but rejected by John W. Campbell for inclusion in either Astounding or Unknown, according to Paul Williams' story notes in The Ultimate Egoist.
Synopsis: An experimenter's cat is "enhanced" to serve as a suitable vessel to house a recently deceased soul, but it becomes apparent that both the soul and the cat are obnoxious narcissists with their own devious plans.
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Current Tags: cats (1), souls (1), soft sf (1), first person (1) Add Tags

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Year Language Title
2017Translated by 大森望
Japanese [as by ]

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding: John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology 1973-11-00 ed. Harry Harrison Random House 0-394-48167-4
$7.95?$: US dollar
xvii+
332
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Sposato Checkmark
Astounding: John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology 1974-02-00 ed. Harry Harrison Random House / SFBC 6066
$2.49?$: US dollar
xiv+
302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Sposato Checkmark
The John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology 1974-10-00 ed. Harry Harrison Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98158-X
2.95?: UK pound
297
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Astounding: John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology 1974-12-00 ed. Harry Harrison Ballantine Books 0-345-24329-3
$1.95?$: US dollar
xii+
324
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Kelly Freas Checkmark
The John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology 1975-05-00 ed. Harry Harrison Sphere 0-7221-4371-0
0.65?: UK pound
297
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Ultimate Egoist 1995-02-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-182-1
$25.00?$: US dollar
xvi+
387
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jacek Yerka Checkmark
Mystery Cats III: More Feline Felonies 1995-02-01 ed. Cynthia Manson Signet / New American Library 0-451-18293-6
$4.99?$: US dollar
252
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Robert Crawford Checkmark
The Ultimate Egoist 1998-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-299-2
$18.95?$: US dollar
xvi+
387
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Jacek Yerka Checkmark
The Ultimate Egoist 2010-11-09 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 978-1-55643-658-1
$35.00?$: US dollar
408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Ultimate Egoist 2013-09-30 Theodore Sturgeon Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10995-7
2.99?: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
猫は宇宙で丸くなる 猫SF傑作選?ねこはうちゅうでまるくなる ねこSFけっさくせん
Neko ha Uchū de Marukunaru: Neko SF Kessakusen
Neko ha Uchuu de Marukunaru: Neko SF Kessakusen
Neko wa Uchū de Marukunaru: Neko SF Kessakusen
Neko wa Uchuu de Marukunaru: Neko SF Kessakusen
2017-08-31 ed.
中村融?なかむらとおる
Nakamura Tōru
Nakamura Tohru
Nakamura Tooru
竹書房?たけしょぼう
Takeshobō
Takeshobou
(
竹書房文庫?たけしょぼうぶんこ
Takeshobō Bunko
Takeshobou Bunko
)
978-4-8019-1191-8
1,200?: Japanese yen
440
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth
旭ハジメ?あさひハジメ
Asahi Hajime
 
The Ultimate Egoist date unknown Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-299-2
$18.95?$: US dollar
xvi+
387
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Jacek Yerka  
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